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The journey of a Libyan writer to find h...

Sitting by the pool in an almost empty hotel in Egypt, Hisham Matar saw an image that could not be removed from his head. He was finishing his first novel, “Only in the world” and had escaped to the beach with five books to read. That was when he saw before him two men. An old man in his 80s walking with a young man about 20. The young man said the old elbow, moving with much more property. There was something about them that aroused the curiosity of Matar. Were father and son? They were perhaps the same man at different stages of your life? There are times...