Artist: Magdy El Shafee
Author: Magdy El Shafee
Language: Arabic (Right to left)
Summary: Magdy El Shafee’s Metro is set in a chaotic modern Cairo pulsing with financial and social insecurities, Shihab, a young software designer, has been forced into debt by corrupt officials; and so decides to take “direct action”. In this extract Shihab, with the help of his loyal but reluctant sidekick, Mustafa, plan and execute a bank robbery only to find them-selves caught in a vortex of financial and political corruption. The only relief comes from Dina, an idealistic journalist.