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Leila Aboulela - Author


Leila Aboulela was born in 1964 in Cairo and grew up in Khartoum. She came to England to study at the LSE and now lives between Doha and Aberdeen.

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Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela
Lyrics Alley
Leila Aboulela
The current situation in Africa and the Middle East is very much at odds with this nostalgic, lyrical and deeply moving novel by a twice ORANGE-listed rising star. Set in pre-Independence Sudan, Egypt and post-war Britain with its subtly written...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2012
Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela
Lyrics Alley
Leila Aboulela
One of the 20 Longlisted titles for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 3 February 2011. A lyrical and deeply moving novel by a twice ORANGE-listed rising star, set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/12/2010

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