I love how this book is written, the descriptions, story line and the charachters.
Of course what draws me some more to it is the link with Khartoum.
The leading charachter 'Sammar' comes from Khartoum and the story involves us to her love for Sudan, her descriptions of the Nile and her feeling of strangeness when she is abroad. she offers an amazing insight of how one feels when they are away from home; something that I can relate to.
Islam revolves around this book and I admire how the author makes it lovable and employs simplicity to the religion leaving me with a gratitude that I am a muslim and a hope that people may think of Islam the same way as Sammar and Rae (the main charachters) do.
I have a new beauty towards Islam after reading this book, more love for my country Sudan and a new meaning for Love.
One of the best things I could take from this book is the beautiful connection that Love can grant us. I read about love all the time, see it, hear it but it's always in the normal predicatable way to me no matter how many times it's romantic or special. But in this book I was taken aback at what true love can really mean and the lengths that it will allow people to take.
I think from now on whenever I think or dream of love I will have this book in mind.