40 Rules of Love

40 Rules of Love

40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak is one of the best books I have read in some time.


It consists of two narratives. Ella is a housewife, who recently got a job to review a book for a literary agency. “Sweet Blasphemy” is the book she reviews, which makes for the second narrative. Ella finds that this new job gives her a renewed purpose in life, as she grows distant from her children and husband. She starts corresponding with the author of the book, and this new friendship blossoms into something deeper and meaningful for her. Continue reading