Nasir, a photographer, meets Fatin, an independent woman who has escaped a suffocating marriage and is secure in taking what she wants from life. An affair begins that pulls Nasir into a whirlwind of erotic and emotional obsession. In a world of superficiality, materialism, and violence, a yearning for escape propels Nasir into a relationship that ends in a confrontation between repulsion and desire.
Hamdy el-Gazzar (born 1 October 1970) is an Egyptian writer. He was born in Giza and studied philosophy at Cairo University. He has been publishing since the 1990s; his literary output includes novels, short stories, stage plays and screenplays.