A horror-filled obituary on Egypt’s failed revolution
by Mohammad Rabie
2025: fourteen years after the failed revolution, Egypt is invaded once more. As traumatized Egyptians eke out a feral existence in Cairo’s dusty downtown, former cop Ahmed Otared joins a group of fellow officers seeking Egypt’s liberation through the barrel of a gun.
As Cairo becomes a foul cauldron of drugs, sex, and senseless violence, Otared finally understands his country’s fate.In this unflinching and grisly novel, Mohammad Rabie envisages a grim future for Egypt, where death is the only certainty.
Born in 1978, Mohammad Rabie is the author of three acclaimed novels. His first novel, “Amber’s Planet”, won first prize in the Emerging Writers category of the Sawiris Cultural Award in 2012.