The Spider's House

Mohamed Gomaa  |  Literature  |  2013  |  Egypt
In May 2011, the “Queen Boat” scandal broke out in Cairo, 52 men were arrested, charged with homosexuality and sentenced to prison. This novel attempt to gage the impact of this drastic event on the lives of these men. What happens after they get out of prison? Can they return to their old lives? Many are in a state of shock and are unable to speak. Can they regain their voices through writing?