She is “daddy’s daughter” such was her mother’s description, warning both her sisters not to disclose everything to her, or else she would reveal it to their father. She is not only her father’s daughter, but you could also say that she adores him and his lifestyle- she follows his footsteps in every way – even her tone of voice and intonation resembles very much her father, the late president Mohamed Anwar El Sadat. She is ‘Ruqaya”, the eldest daughter of President Sadat, who decided to open her box of memories with a father whom she never stops mentioning his name and deeds, with tireless revelation of her obsessive assertions that the assassination that claimed his life on the October victory celebration, was a conspiracy beyond the Islamist boundaries. As such, the author’s memories are intertwined with the events she had lived through, to produce this must-read piece of work, as she is “daddy’s daughter”.
In Cairo cafes and on its roads were their encounters for long years. This is a debate about democracy, that is a conversation on the development of countries and those are thoughts on the relationship of the ruler and the people and the means of organizing authority in the homeland Talks and conversations among the public and private; among the tutor Naguib Mahfouz and the comrade Gamal
Ghitani whereby both are professors.
With the departure of Ghitani, these boards remain as a special window that provides a view of a unique relationship in the world
of Arabic literature not only for being between two Arab authors in the modern era, but because it provides us with a unique vision, free of any personal interest, to issues that will remain crucial in human life regardless of the name, race or color.