Elkhaldiya

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A man invented the city of Khaldiya in order to collect the salaries of an imaginary local police force. He produces fake documents and builds the city out of clay in his own home, as a realistic depiction of his own imaginings. He maximizes expense claims by inventing rebellions that need to be crushed by the police – violently, of course. This twist lends the story a political charge and enables the storyteller to criticize police corruption, detailing a time when the police were either bullying citizens, or in a brothel. The graphic novel was published in Dutch during the beginning of the Arab Spring, a few days before the uprising in Tahrir Square began.

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A man invented the city of Khaldiya in order to collect the salaries of an imaginary local police force. He produces fake documents and builds the city out of clay in his own home, as a realistic depiction of his own imaginings. He maximizes expense claims by inventing rebellions that need to be crushed by the police – violently, of course. This twist lends the story a political charge and enables the storyteller to criticize police corruption, detailing a time when the police were either bullying citizens, or in a brothel. The graphic novel was published in Dutch during the beginning of the Arab Spring, a few days before the uprising in Tahrir Square began.

 

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Weight 480 g
Dimensions 24 × 17 × 1 cm
Script by

Milan Hulsing

Illustrated by

Milan Hulsing

Original Story by

Mohamed Elbesatie

Format

17*24 cm Paperback

Lnaguage

Arabic

ISBN

9782902064038

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