Son of the Sun A new novel by Rania Maamoun
Ain Publishing House in Cairo has released Son of the Sun, a new novel by Sudanese author Rania Maamoun which was supported by Cultural Resource( Al mawred Al Thaqafy) and the Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC). Son of the Sun is the third novel by Rania Maamoun, following Green Flash, published in 2006 and 13 Months of Sunshine published in 2009. The novel includes two parallel tales, the first one is about a shy young man who can only relate to human beings through their ears, while the second tale is about a homeless person open to life and unbound by anything but the rules of survival. These two narratives intersect when the two characters meet at the end of the novel.
Son of the Sun will be a part of the Cairo International Book Fair running from January 23rd until February 6th 2013.