CAIRO, Jan 28 (KUNA) -- The renowned Kuwaiti novelist, Ismail Fahad Ismail,
has voiced satisfaction at the solid bonds among Arab literature writers,
expressing his belief that young writers have much more courage than senior
ones in tackling taboo topics.
The short-story writer and literary critic affirmed necessity of
interaction among the Arab novelists, particularly the young writers,
expressing his belief that the junior authors are much more bolder than the
senior novelists in addressing taboo issues.
Ismail was speaking during a seminar, held in Cairo late on Monday, as part
of Cairo International Book Fair.
Said Al-Kafrawy, an eminent Egyptian short-story writer, praised, in
remarks to KUNA, the Kuwaiti novelist, noting "his major role in the Arab
"His works have contributed to development of the modern Arab literature."
"Ismail's novels have substantially added to the Arab cultural heritage for
he tackles sensitive issues."
Laila Al-Othman, a veteran Kuwaiti novelist and writer, expressed her
satisfaction for taking part in the cultural event in the Egyptian capital.
She also echoed Al-Kafrawy's opinion of "the robust and bold style" of her
fellow Kuwaiti novelist. (end)
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