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The map of love

The map of love by Ahdaf Soueif 0747543674 9780747543671
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The Map of Love is the story of two intricately intertwined stories separated by a hundred years of history. Lady Anna Winterbourne, recently widowed, travels to Egypt in 1900 where she meets Sharif Pasha al-Barudi, an Egyptian Nationalist, high-born and utterly committed to his countrys cause. For Sharif, Anna at first represents the pseudo-benign snobberies of colonialist Britain. For her, Sharif represents the real, secret Egypt. The couple fall in love and marry, but fearfully. Can Anna really turn herself into an Oriental wife? Can Sharif adjust to Annas Englishness? And will the real world, the unloving world of history and politics, give them a chance to try?<P>These questions have a powerful significance for the heroine of the books second story: Isabel Parkman, an American divorcee and a descendant of Anna and Sharif. In 1997, Isabel meets and falls in love with Omar-al-Ghamrawi, a New York-based Egyptian who also has blood links to the Anna-Sharif marriage. Isabel decides to make a trip to Egypt, looking for answers to questions she has scarcely framed yet. She carries with her an old family trunk, which she delivers to

Author: Ahdaf Soueif

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 529

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Publication Date: 1999-01-01

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