Award-winning Moroccan novelist and screenwriter Youssef Fadel was born in Casablanca in 1949. During Morocco’s ‘Years of Lead’ he was imprisoned in the notorious Moulay Cherif prison (1974–75). A Rare Blue Bird Flies with Me is his ninth novel. He is also the author of A Beautiful White Cat Walks with Me. He lives in Casablanca, Morocco.
— Hoopoe (@HoopoeFiction) July 28, 2016