2nd Revised edition
By (author) Leila Aboulela
Translator by Leila Aboulela
Book DescriptionThe Translator was longlisted for the 2000 Orange Prize for fiction and has appeared in editions world-wide.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904598541
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Imprint: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 14-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Leila Aboulela
Translator, Paperback (May 2008)
Sammar is a young Sudanese widow, working as an Arabic translator at a British university. Estranged from her son, she drifts, grieving and isolated. Life takes a positive turn when she finds herself falling in love with Rae, a Scottish academic. To Sammar, he seems to come from another world and another culture, yet they are drawn to each other.
Minaret, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by Leila Aboulela
A unique novel about the life of an orthodox Muslim woman forced into a new life in London
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Author Biography - Leila Aboulela
Leila Aboulela was born in 1964, grew up in Khartoum and came to the UK to study at the London School of Economics. 'The Museum', a story from Coloured Lights, was the winner of the 2000 Caine Prize for African writing. Her second novel, Minaret, will be published by Bloomsbury in June 2005. Leila Aboulela lives between Djakarta and Aberdeen.
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