North African Short Stories


AR02* * The Furnace20080506

By Rachida El-Charni.

A young girl who finds work in a foreign-owned textile factory suffers severe degradations.

Read by Alia Alzougbi.

AR03* If She Comes20080507

By Tayib Saleh.

Three young people fantasise that opening a travel agency will offer them an escape from their own culture.

Read by William El-Gardi.

AR04* * Provisions Of Sand20080508

By Said Al-Kafrawi.

An Egyptian man is ambushed by the past when he returns to the village of his childhood.

Read by Sherif Eltayeb.

AR05 LASTYou Taught Me To Love Life, Father *20080509

By Aroussia Naluti.

A young man learns much about his country when his wife goes into labour in hospital.

Read by Youssef Kerkour.