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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World : SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019-9780241979464

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World : SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 'One of the best writers in the world today' Hanif Kureishi 'Haunting, moving, beautifully written - and based by an extraordinary cast of characters who capture the diversity of modern Turkey. A masterpiece' Peter Frankopan For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuous memory: spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the birth of a yearned-for son; bubbling vats of lemon and sugar to wax women's legs while men are at prayer; the cardamom coffee she shares with a handsome student in the brothel where she works. Each fading memory brings back the friends she made in her bittersweet life - friends who are now desperately trying to find her .

. . 'One of the most important writers at work today' Independent

 

 

Author:Shafak, Elif, Format: Paperback, Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd, Series: N/A, Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd, Published: 06/08/2020, Pagination: 320 pages, Classification: Turkey, Country of Publication: United Kingdom