The Map of Love
By (author) Ahdaf Soueif
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Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif
Book DescriptionIn 1900 Lady Anna Winterbourne travels to Egypt where she falls in love with Sharif, and Egyptian Nationalist utterly committed to his country's cause. A hundred years later, Isabel Parkman, an American divorcee and a descendant of Anna and Sharif, goes to Egypt, taking with her an old family trunk, inside which are found notebooks and journals which reveal Anna and Sharif's secret.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747545637
(198mm x 129mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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I Think of You, Paperback (February 2007)
Features selected stories from the author's collections "Aisha" and "Sandpiper". They explore areas of tension - where women and men are ensnared by cultural and social mores and prescribed notions of 'love', where the place you are is not the place you want to be.
I Saw Ramallah, Paperback (May 2005)» View all books by Ahdaf Soueif
The highly-acclaimed meditation on the nature of exile by Palestine's leading poet
UK Kirkus Review » A dual love story that will surely become a classic for its beautiful writing and was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize. In Egypt in 1900, young widow Lady Anna Winterbourne meets patrician nationalist Sharif Pasha al-Barudi. To Sharif, Anna represents the hated British, while Anna knows that any relationship between them would inevitably result in ostracism by her countrymen. Their gradual acceptance of love for each other, their eventual marriage and Anna's burgeoning love for Egypt are all sensitively handled. In 1997, the couple's story is gradually recreated for Isabel (their American great-granddaughter) from Anna's diaries and letters by an Egyptian kinswoman, Amal, whom Isabel travels to Egypt to meet. The two stories are skilfully interlaced against a compelling account of Egypt's nationalist movement, which never swamps the narrative. Review by MARY S LOVELL. Editor's note: Mary S Lovell is the author of A Scandalous Life. (Kirkus UK)
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