Minaret

By Leila Aboulela, abridged by Sally Marmion.

A revealing and compassionate account of a woman who loses everything most dear to her but finds new and sustaining solace in her faith.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.

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0120050711"By Leila Aboulela, abridged by Sally Marmion.

A revealing and compassionate account of a woman who loses everything most dear to her but finds new and sustaining solace in her faith.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.Nawja, born into a life of privilege in Sudan, only ever dreamed of creating a loving family like her own.

Now 40 and alone in London, she has come down in the world."

0120050711By Leila Aboulela, abridged by Sally Marmion.

A revealing and compassionate account of a woman who loses everything most dear to her but finds new and sustaining solace in her faith.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.Nawja, born into a life of privilege in Sudan, only ever dreamed of creating a loving family like her own.

Now 40 and alone in London, she has come down in the world.

0220050712"Privileged, pretty, part of an international set in Khartoum, only Nawja's love for an unsuitably left-wing fellow student threatens to upset her happiness, until outside events overtake her."
0220050712Privileged, pretty, part of an international set in Khartoum, only Nawja's love for an unsuitably left-wing fellow student threatens to upset her happiness, until outside events overtake her.
0320050713"After the Coup, Nawja begins a new life in London but the ground is shifting."
0320050713After the Coup, Nawja begins a new life in London but the ground is shifting.
0420050714Nawja settles into a routine with a new family and visits what remains of her own.
0520050715"Increasingly alone in London, Nawja is becoming invisible and powerless."
0520050715Increasingly alone in London, Nawja is becoming invisible and powerless.
0620050718"A revealing and compassionate account of a woman who loses everything most dear to her but finds new and sustaining solace in her faith.

6/10.

Nawja, born into a life of privilege in Sudan, only ever dreamed of creating a loving family like her own.

Now 40 and alone in London, she has come down in the world.She remembers when a letter from her first love promised a new future."

0620050718A revealing and compassionate account of a woman who loses everything most dear to her but finds new and sustaining solace in her faith.

6/10.

Nawja, born into a life of privilege in Sudan, only ever dreamed of creating a loving family like her own.

Now 40 and alone in London, she has come down in the world.She remembers when a letter from her first love promised a new future.

0720050719Anwar's pursuit of Nawja propels her to the brink and to something new.
0820050720"The strength of their faith is drawing Nawja ever closer to her employer's younger brother, Tamer."
0820050720The strength of their faith is drawing Nawja ever closer to her employer's younger brother, Tamer.
0920050721Nawja remembers her first encounter at the mosque.
10 LAST20050722Doctor Zeinab makes an offer and Nawja makes a choice.