A gorgeous, jeweled, luxurious book * The Times * With its timely, thought-provoking message . . . The Forty Rules of Love deserves to be a global publishing phenomenon * Independent * 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 is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist whose work has been translated into 54 languages. The author of 19 books, 12 of which are novels, she is a bestselling author in many countries around the world. Shafak's latest novel 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and RSL Ondaatje Prize; longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award; and chosen as Blackwell's Book of the Year. Her previous novel, The Forty Rules of Love was chosen by the BBC as one of 100 Novels That Shaped Our World. In 2021, Shafak's The Architect's Apprentice was chosen for the Duchess of Cornwall's inaugural book club, The Reading Room. Find out more about Elif Shafak on her website: www.elifshafak.com.