Guapa

by Saleem Haddad
Guapa
  • ISBN-13: 9781609454135
  • Author(s): Saleem Haddad
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Europa Editions
  • Imprint: Europa Editions
  • Publication Date: 20-10-2016
  • Format: p/b

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Rasa works as an interpreter for Western journalists by day and divides his nights between the Guapa, an underground LGBTQ nightclub, and his secret lover Taymour. When Rasa's grandmother finds them in bed together on the eve of Taymour's wedding day, all hell breaks loose. That same day Rasa learns his best friend, the famous drag queen Majid, has been arrested. Unable to go home, afraid for Majid's fate, and heartbroken by Taymour's double life, Rasa's fragile balance collapses amidst the regime's repression and the rise of the hard-line Islamist movement.
About the book

Rasa works as an interpreter for Western journalists by day and divides his nights between the Guapa, an underground LGBTQ nightclub, and his secret lover Taymour. When Rasa's grandmother finds them in bed together on the eve of Taymour's wedding day, all hell breaks loose. That same day Rasa learns his best friend, the famous drag queen Majid, has been arrested. Unable to go home, afraid for Majid's fate, and heartbroken by Taymour's double life, Rasa's fragile balance collapses amidst the regime's repression and the rise of the hard-line Islamist movement.