Adrift On The Nile
The book starts out with Anis Zani, the protagonist of Adrift on the Nile, being disciplined by his boss for submitting a blank report. It's revealed that Anis was under the influence of drugs while writing the report which prevented him from realizing his pen was out of ink. Every night, Anis and a group of fellow addicts get together to smoke keif on a houseboat on the Nile. Soon a young journalist named Samara visits the group in order to report on them. The tranquility of the group collapses as they begin to argue above different topics like love, morality, and purpose. The downfall of the group is accelerated when, one night as they are taking a midnight excursion by car, they hit a person and flee the scene.