The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi – Elif Shafak

The Forty Rules of Love, a novel by Elif Shafak, refers to a list of lessons or principles by the wandering. Sufi mystic, Shams of Tabriz, the spiritual companion of Rumi, compiled while roaming the Earth. In Shafak’s novel, her character, Shams, says in his own words:. . “As I went through these experiences, I…