10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - Elif Shafak

€11.90

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - Elif Shafak

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - Elif Shafak

€11.90

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

An intensely powerful new novel from the best-selling author of The Bastard of Istanbul and Honour.

'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore...'

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 . . .

ISBN: 9780241979464

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