Thursday, June 09, 2011

Q & A with Paul Sussman

Al Masry Al Youm (Soha El-Saman)

Many Western novels about Egypt risk emphasizing common stereotypes. But British novelist Paul Sussman is an exception.

Through several bestselling thrillers, he highlights overlooked historical facts and mythical stories, offering his readers alternative perspectives on on the country's ancient history and the intricacies of modern life.

Al-Masry Al-Youm talked to Sussman about his long fascination with Egypt and what he seeks to portray through his novels.

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