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Des ailes de papier,  Souad Jamai’s new novel

Written by FDM

After “Un toubib dans la ville” published in 2017, Souad Jamai published at the end of last year a second novel “Des ailes de papier” ( Paper Wings), inspired by a true story.

In her latest novel, Des ailes de papier, published in October 2019 by Virgule Editions, Souad Jamaï describes a cruel image of a Morocco often indifferent to its youth, trapped between legitimate dreams and successive disappointments. The author traces the adventure of Malak, an ambitious young student, who takes off to try a new course in life. But unexpected events will lead her to another world … With this novel, the author signs a mastered and benevolent rant.

A doctor with great artistic sensitivity, Souad Jamaï works as a cardiologist in Rabat. Her work had inspired her first novel “Un toubib dans la ville” A doctor in the city) in 2017, a sort of Moroccan society satire where she points out with elegance and a lot of humor the foibles and the schizophrenia of society. The novel was a great success. In 2018, she staged a play from her novel Le K-Barré des médecins, a first of its kind since all the actors in this show are doctors. The play was sold out.

Souad Jamaï works in different associations in the cultural and medical world, and also runs a literary café: the Culture Café. She was also elected municipal official in the city of Rabat.