London's BIG READ is dedicating the whole of March to showcasing six books which have a significant relevance for London's multicultural society.
Mireille Duval Jameson is a successful lawyer and daughter of one of the richest men in Haiti. One horrifying day, her life of privilege is cruelly snatched from her.
Initially I had mixed feelings about Minaret by Leila Aboulela but on the whole I did like it. It's a fascinating glimpse of Sudanese culture, politics and Islam. These elements of the novel I thought were well written in way that wasn't attempting to 'teach' the reader or explain or justify. Therefore, any aspects I didn't … Continue reading Minaret