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Samir El-Youssef


Samir El-Youssef was born in1955 in Rashidieh, a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon where he lived till until he was ten. He emigrated to Cyprus in 1989 and then to London in 1990. He took an M.A, in philosophy from the University of London. He has written two novels in English and numerous articles in Arabic and English.

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Samir El-Youssef
Samir El-Youssef

Articles by him in The Guardian


2007 The Illusion of Return (novel)
2008 A Treaty of Love (novel)