The City of Darkness
by Samah Soliman (translator) & Ahmed Ibrahem
"They are very poor, Hassan. They have no place to resort to and cry. Do you realize what a grave calamity that is? The City of Darkness didn’t offer them that. Nothing is worse than wanting to cry and being unable to, or wanting to battle and being unable to, or wanting to love and being unable to, or weakness, Hassan… did you hear me? or weakness…"