Frankenstein in Baghdad Q8: Stories
"Sitting in the coffee shop, he would tell the story from the beginning, never tiring of repeating himself. He immersed himself in the story and went with the flow, maybe in order to give pleasure to others or maybe to convince himself that it was just a story from his fertile imagination and that it had never really happened."
What is Saadawi saying about stories and their role in our lives? Are factual stories and fictional stories treated differently, or are they one and the same?