The Kindness of Enemies: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-01-05
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
It took me quite a while to get into this book, I kept putting it down because it just wasn't grabbing me. Having given four stars to Lyric's Alley by the same author this was a bit disappointing, but I persevered and as a result I have learned about a time in history that I was totally unaware of. ...
After 9/11, I feel like the western world got a crash course in Islam. The conversation about what jihad and spiritual authority in Islam are still going on. Leila Aboulela’s The Kindness of Enemies takes that conversation and not only puts it into historical context but also gives us a story about ...