Youssef Rakha’s Crocodiles
The Crocodiles Trilogy is a history of the so called Arab Spring in Egypt. Taking the Egyptian Carienese society as a topic, Rakha undertakes its intellectual archeology. Identifying three main strata, he explains the contemporary Egyptian revolution lead by the generation of the 2010, by links with his own 1990’s generation, and the previous one of the 1970’s. Each animated with different ideologies, they are nevertheless all motivated by a unique quest for meaning.Read more.