Book Review: A Temporary Gift by Asmaa Hussein

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Book Review: A Temporary Gift by Asmaa Hussein

Book Review: A Temporary Gift by Asmaa Hussein

Would you believe me if I told you I’ve read this book twice, yes twice! You know, some books are hard to review because you fear you won’t do it justice, well this one is of those books!

On Friday 10th of August 2013, 26 year old Amr Kassem took part in a peaceful protest in Alexandria, Egypt. He was there along with thousands of other people, protesting against the mass injustices taking place in the aftermath of the coup d’état by the Egyptian military under the command of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. On his way home, he was shot by a sniper and killed. Leaving Asmaa Hussein – the author a widow and their daughter fatherless.

Here’s the link to the full review.

Guess who got to interview the author? Yep, me. Click here to read it.

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