"Prisoner of Mirrors"
Saud Alsanousi (Arabic:سعود السنعوسي) (born 1981) is a Kuwaiti novelist and journalist. His debut novel The Prisoner of Mirrors (2010) won the Leila Othman Prize. In 2011, his short story The Bonsai and the Old Man won a competition organized by Al-Arabi magazine and BBC Arabic. His novel The Bamboo Stalk, about immigrant workers, won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2013).
Saud Alsanousi lives in Kuwait and writes for the Al-Qabas newspaper.