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Books by Elif Shafak (9)

  • An intensely powerful novel about a young woman reflecting on her life after death, from the best-selling author of Honour.

  • A powerful, sweeping tale of faith, love and friendship set across Istanbul and Oxford.

  • A breath-taking novel about a violent secret that threatens the peace of two interwoven families - now a Penguin Essential.

  • Sixteenth century Istanbul — a city of wonder and danger.

  • Postpartum depression affects millions of new mothers every year, and - like most of its victims - Elif Shafak never expected to be one of them.

  • Set in Turkey and London in the 1970s, Honour explores pain and loss, loyalty and betrayal, the clash of tradition and modernity, as well as the love and heartbreak that can tear any family apart.

  • By turns comic and tragic, The Flea Palace is an outstandingly original novel driven by an overriding sense of social justice.

  • This elegant yet challenging novel explores the damage which can be inflicted by our simple desire to look at others.

  • Ella Rubinstein has a husband, three teenage children, and a pleasant home. Everything that should make her confident and fulfilled. Yet there is an emptiness at the heart of Ella's life - an emptiness once filled by love.