A novel that unpacks complex emotional baggage with deceptive sleight of hand -- Independent
Timely, well-written and, in the end, asks us to think seriously and sympathetically about Muslim identity -- Observer
Written with sensitivity and grace, Minaret is an unsensational but gripping story of one womans spiritual awakening -- Image
About the Author
Leila Aboulela was born in 1964 and grew up in Khartoum. She is the author of two books: a novel, The Translator which was published to critical acclaim in 1999 and a book of short stories, Coloured Lights published in 2000. Leila Aboulela lives between Jakarta and Aberdeen.