From the web: ““To Be a Writer You Have to Be Against the State”: Youssef Fadel Illuminates Morocco’s Past and Present”

Near the beginning of “A Rare Blue Bird Flies with Me,” the second novel in Youssef Fadel’s trilogy about nineteen-eighties Morocco, the heroine, Zina, takes a bus, at night, to go searching for her husband, Aziz. He has been missing for seventeen years.

from Pocket