Translator: n/a Publisher: Bloomsbury Place of Publication: Sudan/UK Date of Publication: 2005 Language: English ISBN: 0-7475-7626-2 Number of Copies: 2 Author: Aboulela, Leila

‘Aboulela paints a fascinating picture of intercultural strife Aboulela has chosen a complex structure and keeps perfect control of it. Beautifully written, restrained and lyrical, Minaret is both thought-provoking and disturbing’ Independent ‘This is the modern female voice young, fresh, diverse, challenging, uninhibited’ Rachel Cusk ‘This is a beautiful, daring, challenging novel’ Guardian ‘Instead of the coming-of-age novel, we have here perhaps the beginnings of a coming-to-faith genre. The subject matter is important, and Aboulela makes an informed escort into this world’ Literary Review