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Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.*The international bestseller from the author of the Booker-shortlisted novel, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World* * One of the BBC's '100 Novels that Shaped the World'* "Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we haven't loved enough..." Ella Rubinstein has a husband, three teenage children, and a pleasant home. Everything that should make her confident and fulfilled. Yet there is an emptiness at the heart of Ella's life - an emptiness once filled by love. So when Ella reads a manuscript about the thirteenth-century Sufi poet Rumi and Shams of Tabriz, and his forty rules of life and love, her world is turned upside down. She embarks on a journey to meet the mysterious author of this work. It is a quest infused with Sufi mysticism and verse, taking Ella and us into an exotic world where faith and love are heartbreakingly explored. . . 'Enlightening, enthralling. An affecting paean to faith and love' Metro 'Colourfully woven and beguilingly intelligent' Daily Telegraph 'The past and present fit together beautifully in a passionate defence of passion itself' The Times Elif Shafak's latest novel The Island of Missing Trees is available for pre-order now
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Helene Karlsson, 5 januari 2017
Helt underbar bok, spännande berättad ur två perspektiv, ett historiskt och ett nutida. Dessa vävs sedan samman på ett fenomenalt sätt. Mycket läsvärd.
Shiba, 22 september 2015
Absorbing, captivating, and a mismerizing read! A unique spiritual experience. This book will never wear out for my senses. Highly recommend it.
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The past and present fit together beautifully in a passionate defence of passion itself * The Times * Colourfully woven and beguilingly intelligent * Daily Telegraph * Enlightening, enthralling. An affecting paean to faith and love * Metro * Shafak will challenge Paulo Coelho's dominance. With its timely, thought-provoking message . . . The Forty Rules of Love deserves to be a global publishing phenomenon * Independent * A gorgeous, jeweled, luxurious book * The Times *
Elif Shafak is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist and the most widely read female author in Turkey. She writes in both Turkish and English, and has published seventeen books, eleven of which are novels. Her work has been translated into fifty languages. Shafak holds a PhD in political science and she has taught at various universities in Turkey, the US and the UK, including St Anne's College, Oxford University, where she is an honorary fellow. She is a member of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Creative Economy and a founding member of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). An advocate for women's rights, LGBT rights and freedom of speech, Shafak is an inspiring public speaker and twice a TED global speaker, each time receiving a standing ovation. Shafak contributes to many major publications around the world and she has been awarded the title of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres. In 2017 she was chosen by Politico as one of the twelve people who would make the world better. She has judged numerous literary prizes and is chairing the Wellcome Prize 2019. Find out more about Elif Shafak on her website: www.elifshafak.com