I Can't Think Straight by Shamim SarifI Can't Think Straight by Shamim Sarif

I Can't Think Straight

byShamim Sarif

Paperback | February 23, 2010

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Tala, a London-based Palestinian, is preparing for her elaborate Middle Eastern wedding when she meets Leyla, a young British Indian woman who is dating her best friend.

Spirited Christian Tala and shy Muslim Leyla could not be more different from each other, but the attraction is immediate and goes deeper than friendship. As Tala’s wedding day approaches, simmering tensions come to boiling point and the pressure mounts for Tala to be true to herself.

Moving between the vast enclaves of Middle Eastern high society and the stunning backdrop of London’s West End, I Can’t Think Straight explores the clashes between East and West, love and marriage, conventions and individuality, creating a humorous and tender story of unexpected love and unusual freedoms.
Shamim Sarif recently directed the motion picture adaptation of I Can’t Think Straight. She is also the writer/director of the award-winning feature film, The World Unseen, which is based on her novel of the same name. The book of The World Unseen won the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty TraskAward. She is the author of a fu...
Title:I Can't Think StraightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 23, 2010Publisher:Enlightenment PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0956031617

ISBN - 13:9780956031617

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