May Festival: Leila Aboulela Something Different

May Festival: Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela

Festival Marquee, King's Lawn, University of Aberdeen

Tickets are available at the Festival Box Office, which is located in King’s College Conference Centre at the University of Aberdeen (Some performances could be limited) Opening Hours 9.30am – 8pm

Saturday 28th May 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Leila Aboulela grew up in Khartoum and lives in Aberdeen. Her novels include The Translator, shortlisted for the Saltire Award, and Lyrics Alley, Fiction Winner of the Scottish Book Awards. Her latest novel, The Kindness of Enemies, is inspired by the life of Imam Shamil, who united the tribes of the Caucasus to fight against Russian Imperial expansion.

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