The Forty Rules of Love

by Elif Shafak

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The Forty Rules of Love

Discover the forty rules of love . . . Ella Rubinstein has a husband, three teenage children, and a pleasant home. Everything that should make her confident and fulfilled. Yet there is an emptiness at the heart of Ella's life - an emptiness once filled by love. So when Ella reads a manuscript about the thirteenth-century Sufi poet Rumi and Shams of Tabriz, and his forty rules of life and love, she is shocked out of herself. Turning her back on her family she embarks on a journey to meet the mysterious author of this work. It is a quest infused with Sufi mysticism and verse, taking Ella and us into an exotic world where faith and love are heartbreakingly explored . . . 'With its timely, thought-provoking message . . . The Forty Rules of Lovedeserves to be a global publishing phenomenon.' Independent 'Enlightening, enthralling. An affecting paean to faith and love.' Metro 'Colourfully woven and beguilingly intelligent.' Daily Telegraph

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Language: EN
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