“What’s wrong with Faris?” is the first novel by the Kuwaiti writer Dhari Buyabes.
Born in 1988, Dhari Buyabes is a Kuwaiti writer who graduated from Kuwait University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in the English language and its literature. Currently, he pursues his Masters Degree in Comparative Literature in Kuwait University’s College of Graduate Studies. “What’s wrong with Faris?” is his first novel, based on his previous short story entitled “Hospital Bed.”
Faris thinks the symptoms of his sickness aren’t serious. After Faris neglects his symptoms, his doctors are left to try to heal him and ameliorate his deteriorating condition. During his hospital stay, he takes a physically and psychologically challenging journey that teaches him about life more than anything else.