"Prisoner of Mirrors"
Saud Alsanousi (Arabic: سعود السنعوسي, born 1981) is a Kuwaiti novelist and journalist. His debut novel The Prisoner of Mirrors (2010) won the Leila Othman Prize. In 2011, his short story The Bonsai and the Old Man won a competition organized by Al-Arabi magazine and BBC Arabic. His novel The Bamboo Stalk, written from the perspective of a boy of mixed Kuwaiti-Filipino parentage about his struggle to find a place in either country, won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2013).Saud Alsanousi lives in Kuwait and writes for the Al-Qabas newspaper.
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