By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD “Fucking men like you built the hydrogen bomb. Men like you thought it up. You think you’re so creative. You don’t know what it’s like to really create something; to create a life; to feel it growing inside you. All you know how …Read More »
BOOK REVIEW – Back to the Future: Ahmed Al-Mahdi Charts a Course through the Arabic Winter of Discontent!
If you remember, Ahmed Salah Al-Mahdi wrote a stunning post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel called Malaaz: City of Resurrection. Now he’s written the long anticipated prequel, The Black Winter (2018), launched at the Cairo international book festival – and with the help of Amna, a Jordanian publishing house no less. To add …Read More »
BOOK REVIEW – Apocalyptic Aftermath: Ahmed Al-Mahdi’s Malaaz (2017) takes on The Road Warrior, and Beats Him!
By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD We tend to think of post-apocalyptic novels as the exclusive preserve of the modern world. We tend to think of science fiction in general as the exclusive preserve of the modern world. Not so, says Egypt’s youthful fantasy, SF author Ahmed Salah Al-Mahdi in his …Read More »