|Fiction Genre||Short Stories|
Intimate stories of longing and exile by one of our finest contemporary writers.
Vividly evoking the overlapping worlds of Africa, Britain and the Middle East, Leila Aboulela’s stories deftly capture the search for home in our fast-changing world.
Leila Aboulela is an award-winning novelist and playwright. Her novels, which were all longlisted for the Orange Prize, include The Translator (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), Minaret and Lyrics Alley. Translated into fourteen languages, Aboulela’s work explores identity, migration and Islamic spirituality.
‘Aboulela is the kind of writer from whom British people need to hear’ Telegraph