Rabat - Fou du Roi (The King's Fool), the latest novel by Moroccan author and painter Mahi Binebine, has made it into the third and final round of the 2017 Prix Renaudot. Chosen along five other novelists, Binebine is the only Moroccan remaining in the competition, after Leila Slimani was eliminated in the second round.

Mahi Binebine’s ‘Fou du Roi’ Loses 2017 Renaudot Prize to France’s Olivier Guez
Amira El Masaiti is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.