A centralized authority known as the Gate has risen to power in the aftermath of the Disgraceful Events, a failed popular uprising. Now citizens from all walks of life must stand in a line that grows larger by the day to get permission from the Gate to go about their daily business. The English translation of this novel won the English PEN Translation Award.
|Author||Basma Abdel Aziz|
|Native Author Name||بسمة عبد العزيز|