The Twitter accounts of the activists who brought heady days of revolution to Egypt in January and February this year paint an exhilarating picture of an uprising in real-time. Thousands of young people documented on cell phones every stage of their revolution, as it happened. This book brings together a selection of key tweets in a compelling, fast-paced narrative, allowing the story of the uprising to be told directly by the people in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
When rumors about an illicit union resurface for him, Ahmed, a psychiatrist, tries to kill the woman he loves and once treated as a patient. Selena is a Christian mystic, who will sacrifice true love for a more noble, virtuous, and spiritual ideal. What proceeds is an unconventional relationship eclipsed in time by the sacred. When Ahmed becomes aware of it, a tragic outcome is transcended. Both are forever changed by the experience.