Talk | 13 Sep 17

If Agatha Christie is Alive Today: Nawal El Saadawi

Talk | 13 Sep 17

If Agatha Christie is Alive Today: Nawal El Saadawi

A special opening address written for the festival from Cairo by the internationally renowned Egyptian writer, activist, physician and psychiatrist, Nawal El Saadawi. Born in 1931 and known for groundbreaking works such asWoman at Point Zero (1975) and The Hidden Face of Eve (1977) and translated from Arabic into over 40 languages, Nawal El Saadawi gives a short reflection and provocation on the legacy of Agatha Christie’s mysteries.