Review of The 40 Rules of Love

Review: The Forty Rules of Love: Elif Shafak.The following review is of the beautiful work of fiction by Elif Shafak, “The Forty Rules of Love.” The story moves between the story of Ella Rubinstein, a modern day American wife and mother, and the story of Shams of Tabriz and Rumi, set in 12th century Turkey.Ella is in a long, term marriage that has lost its spark. Her husband is unfaithful but successful and she distracts herself by cooking and looking after her teenage children. Needing a new ch...  Read More...