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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World, Elif Shafak

For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuous memory: spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the birth of a yearned-for son; bubbling vats of lemon and sugar to wax women's legs while men are at prayer; the cardamom coffee she shares with a handsome student in the brothel where she works.

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Title: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

Original: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

Category: Novel

Author: Elif Shafak

Publisher: Penguin Books

Year: 2020

Pgs: 320

Weight: 0.230 kg

ISBN: 978-0-241-97946-4

This book is in English

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For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuous memory: spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the birth of a yearned-for son; bubbling vats of lemon and sugar to wax women's legs while men are at prayer; the cardamom coffee she shares with a handsome student in the brothel where she works. Each fading memory brings back the friends she made in her bittersweet life - friends who are now desperately trying to find her . . .

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