A daring look into the extraordinary world of desire, exploring the choices we make when faced with love and lust. From a tale of men's obsession with a 'big Iraqi star', a rather 'huge' woman and well respected prostitute; to a one night stand in a mental asylum gone awry; to a money-driven business man obsessed with his vow to make-up for every day he's spent without booze or women, this poetically written short story collection is a refreshing mix of the erotic and the literary.Featuring a tale from One Thousand and One Nights, the collection explores an eclectic mix of characters driven by a similar desire: a craving for a sensual experience. The desire for lust is explored through career choices, sex deprivation, careless voyeurism and much more.This new short story collection from internationally acclaimed author Ahmed Fagin is a literary delight with a unique take on erotic fiction.
Ahmed Fagih is a writer of international standing whose works include the award-winning trilogy Gardens of the Night and a large body of novels including Homeless Rats, plays, short story collections, and essays. He is the most prolific writer of his generation in Libya.