The Memory of Love

Grove Press

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Author: Forna, Aminatta

Brand: Grove Press

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 464

Release Date: 13-09-2011


An African city, where a dying man Elias Cole, reflects on a past obsession: Saffia, the woman he loved, and Julius, her charismatic, unpredictable husband.

Arriving in the wake of war Adrian Lockheart is a psychologist new to this foreign land, struggling with its secrets and the intensity of the heat, dust and dirt, until he finds friendship in Kai Mansaray, a young colleague at the hospital. All three lives will collide in a story about friendship, love, war, about understanding the indelible effects of the past and the nature of obsessive love.

The Memory of Love was short-listed for both the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011, the IMPAC Award 2012 and the Warwick Prize 2011; voted one of the “Best Books of the Year” by the Sunday Telegraph, Financial Times and Times newspapers; and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice book.

Package Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English