Book Review

Review: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed

To be honest, I thought I was going to get slightly more out of this one. The story twines together that of an American Muslim who adores art history and is on a quest to find a missing Delacroix painting. This leads her to Alexandre Dumas and to a mysterious woman with raven tresses. Alongside this is Leila's story, whose identity has been both lost and immortalised in a poem by Byron two hundred years previously. I just feel I should have liked it more than I did ...