Three Daughters of Eve

  • by Elif Shafak
  • Narrated by Alix Dunmore
  • 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Peri, a wealthy Turkish housewife, is on her way to a dinner party at a seaside mansion in Istanbul when a beggar snatches her handbag. As she wrestles to get it back, a photograph falls to the ground - an old Polaroid of three young women and their university professor. A relic from a past - and a love - Peri had tried desperately to forget. The photograph takes Peri back to Oxford University, as an 18-year-old sent abroad for the first time and to her dazzling, rebellious professor and his life-changing course on God. It also takes her to her home with her two best friends, Shirin and Mona, and their arguments about Islam and femininity and, finally, to the scandal that tore them all apart.

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Complex and intriguing

A serious novel with thought provoking themes. Excellent listening and well narrated. I will now buy the book!
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- AJ

Simply wonderful.

Loved the structure, moving from the present to various points in protagonist's past. Full of tension, but also beautiful reflections on happiness, love, religious faith, learning. Beautifully narrated too!
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- AMH

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-02-2017
  • Publisher: Penguin AudioBooks