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Emirates Literature Foundation is delighted to host one of today’s finest novelists, Leila Aboulela, as she discusses her latest book Bird Summons in an intimate setting. Bird Summons is a tale of belonging and identity as three women discover what it really means to be Muslim and a British immigrant, whilst on a road trip to the Scottish Highlands. The critically-acclaimed Sudanese-born author will delve into her experience of moving between different cultures and the influence of her Muslim faith. Leila Aboulela has won the Caine Prize for African Writing, the Scottish Book Award and the Saltire Fiction Book of the Year Award.

Tickets are limited, so get yours now and hear from the award-winning novelist who has been praised by high-profile writers including Nobel Prize winner J.M Coetzee, Ben Okri and Ali Smith.

In Conversation with Award-Winning Writer Leila Aboulela

Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019
Time: 19.00 – 20.00, Doors open from 18.45
Venue: World Trade Club, Sheikh Rashid Tower, Dubai.
Price: AED 35 ticket only, AED 95 with book (signed at event)
Language: English
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