Now available in paperback, this charming, well written novel is about the poet Rumi's daughter, in the bestselling tradition of THE ALCHEMIST.
Born and raised in France, Muriel Maufroy worked as a journalist for the BBC World Service for many years. She has a BA in Persian with First Class Honours from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and has published a book of Rumi's quotations called Breathing Truth. She lives in London.
"An intriguing, passionate story, beautifully and simply told and
full of extraordinary wisdom" * Sunday Telegraph *
"An exquisite evocation of a young woman's spiritual awakening- A poetic gift of the creative imagination as translucent and refreshing as water from a mountain stream." * Anne Baring, co-author, The Myth of the Goddess *
"A beautiful little book that speaks to the soul. The world of Rumi and Shams is seen through the eyes of a girl, full of simple wonder, wisdom and the mysterious turning of the heart. This story resonates with the sacred child and mystic in each of us." * Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, author of Sufism, The Transformation of the Heart *