The great Egyptian author Ibrahim Aslan died of heart failure in early 2012. He was 77.
Rest in Peace, Ibrahim Aslan: includes bibliography, video clips of Aslan, reviews of his work.
‘The World Lost a Major Writer’: includes assessment of Aslan’s importance to Egyptian literature.
On Egypt Independent:
Goodbye Ibrahim Aslan: includes biographical background.
A tribute to Ibrahim Aslan: a warm tribute.
An excerpt from Aslan’s The Heron, trans. Elliott Colla
“Training,” trans. Maya Abu-Deeb
I watched the film al-Kit Kat, a movie based off Aslan’s The Heron, the other week. It was a great film and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys watching movies inspired from novels as such. I’ve yet to come across the film with an English translation, however, I could be wrong. If you’ve heard otherwise please tell me. I love your blog by the way!
I don’t think so… It should, shouldn’t it! I wonder how those things get done, and if there are subsidies for film translations/subtitling… Hm.
I know this is 8 years late but for anyone still looking for al-Kit Kat with English subtitles, it is available on Youtube!