Leila Aboulela

River Spirit

By Leila Aboulela - Published 2023


The Nuba Mountains, Sudan, in 1881, and a village woman slips from her husband’s bed, evades soldiers on guard, and runs through the ...Read Review

The Kindness of Enemies

By Leila Aboulela - Published 2015



Aboulela’s book moves between 2010 Scotland and mid-19th-century Russia and Dagostan. Imam Shamil, the Muslim leader in Dagostan, is determined to end ...Read Review

Lyrics Alley

By Leila Aboulela - Published 2010Published 2011



The Abuzeids are one of the most prominent families in 1950s Sudan. The patriarch, Mahmoud Bey, amassed the family fortune through shrewd business ...Read Review