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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Egyptian Author Magdy El Shafie’s graphic novel Metro was written, published, and banned in 2008

Egyptian Author Magdy El Shafie’s graphic novel Metro was written, published, and banned in 2008 for telling “the story of a bank robbery and two friends in Mubarak’s corrupt, oppressive Egypt.” Graphic novels are growing in popularity in Africa, according to The Herald, which claims to have a roundup here of the best and most celebrated. You can grab an English copy of Metro here on Amazon.

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