The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak is here to elucidate the fact that all you need is love. It brings the idea of love for humanity into the forefront in a world that is devoid of spiritualism and faith. This powerful novel not only compares two different generations, but it also brings together two centuries to drive home the fact that the world truly needs only one solution for all its problems - love. About the Novel No matter the nature of the problem - cosmic, national, regional, or personal, this novel states that love has the power to save humanity from religious bigotry and intolerance of beliefs and ideas. The Forty Rules of Love is here to remind you that not all is lost in the world. It’s here to help you think more about this world and also help you fall in love with the world of Sufism. About the Author Elif Shafak is a Turkish-British novelist and a women’s rights activist who has also been vocal about minority rights and freedom of speech. She writes and speaks about a range of issues including global and cultural politics, the future of Europe, Turkey and the Middle East, democracy and pluralism. Shafak writes in both Turkish and English and has published 16 books, 10 of which are novels, including The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love and Three Daughters of Eve. Her books have been translated into 49 languages and she has been awarded the prestigious Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.