Ahdaf Soueif

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book.jpgThe Map of Love (Vintage)

London-based author Ahdaf Soueif, praised as an "Egyptian George Eliot," describes the impact of Middle-Eastern and global history on her narratives. She examines the ways writing in English reflects and reforms her experience of life in Cairo.

Read an excerpt from The Map of Love.

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