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Download Using Life ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ñ Upon its initial release in Arabic in the fall of 2014 Using Life received acclaim in Egypt and the wider Arab world But in 2016 Ahmed Naji was sentenced to two years in prison after a reader complained that an excerpt published in a literary journal harmed public morality HSible for centuries of world wide conspiracies that have shaped political regimes geographical boundaries reigning ideologies and religions It is responsible for today's Cairo and for everywhere else too Yet its methods are subtle and indirect it operates primarily through manipulating urban architecture rather than brute force As Bassam immerses himself in the Society and its shadowy figures he finds Cairo on the brink of a planned apocalypse designed to wipe out the whole city and rebuild anew. This book captures modern Cairo and the young Cairenes who I befriended during my time there right down to the pollution places and profanity This book reminds me of Victor Pelevin's Generation P though Naji is focused on mindless copulation than mindless capitalism

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Upon its initial release in Arabic in the fall of 2014 Using Life received acclaim in Egypt and the wider Arab world But in 2016 Ahmed Naji was sentenced to two years in prison after a reader complained that an excerpt published in a literary journal harmed public morality His imprisonment marks the first time in modern Egypt that an author has been jailed for a work of literature Writers and literary organizations around the world rallied to support Naji and he was released in December 2016 His. Not controversial from a foreigner's eyes but you can see why Egypt was so offended by its portrayal Not too accessible despite the graphics which conceals the plot and characters a bit too much Lots of cultural allusions that shame on us Americans will not get andor need to research Still the author creates a cool dystopian universe with the aid of realism historical and science fiction and fantasy Glad I got through it

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Using LifeOriginal conviction was overturned in May 2017 but at the time of printing he is awaiting retrial and banned from leaving EgyptSet in modern day Cairo Using Life follows a young filmmaker Bassam Bahgat after a secret society hires him to create a series of documentary films about the urban planning and architecture of Cairo The plot in which Bassam finds himself ensnared unfolds in the novel's uniue mix of text and black and white illustrationsThe Society of Urbanists Bassam discovers is respon. I really enjoyed this book and it is one I think I'd go back and re read some day as it clearly has many layers than a single read reveals In parts it felt like reading a William S Burroughs book he even name checks him at one point but written now and set in modern day CairoEgypt The book is 90% prose 10% graphic novel A tale of a city on the verge of collapse and secret societies and the fun and exuberance of youth Fun a little trippy but a fast paced read