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Leila Aboulela

LEILA ABOULELA (*1954 in Cairo), grew up as the daughter of an Egyptian mother and a Sudanese father in Khartoum, Sudan. She studied economics and statistics at the local university, as well as economics and politics in London. After many years in Jakarta, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, she has lived in Aberdeen since 2012. Her work has received many awards and been translated into around fifteen languages.

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