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Letters of Forbidden Love

Author Name: Abdullah Mokaddam | Format: Paperback | Genre : Literature & Fiction | Other Details

We take modern amenities for granted, and many of us rarely give a thought of the days when such things were only a dream. Our two protagonists in this story, faced against all the odds of their repressive age, innovated and nurtured their forbidden love with verve and passion. Their feelings expressed in a language that is beguiling, defying and passionate. Ruth Sanderson trapped in a loveless marriage relentlessly pursued all the ways possible to liberate her from marital tyranny. Then she met Phillip Hardy, a poet, and together they planned to surmount the impossible. Their secret love grew exponentially, but the obstacles did not go of their own volition. This is their story, and they relate it in memorable epistles. There are selected poems that convince us the power poetry is unconquerable and a strong anodyne when melancholia takes over the soul. 

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Abdullah Mokaddam

Abdullah Mokaddam grew up in North London, and after a long career in computing and as a lecturer, he returned to his first love poetry and short stories. He is inspired by English poets and novelists and by classic Persian writers. In his unique way, he demonstrates literary works transcend artificial borders. He cleverly combines prose and verse to enliven the story in the Letters of a Secret Love, conveys the idea that love survives adversity and morbid jealousy. The story unfolds in the form of letters that captures one’s attention with a profusion of optimism amid the rigidity of a pedantic era. The reader is kept captivated, and impatience creeps in as to the outcome of the story. In The Selected Poems we are faced with reminiscences of daily life, love and even science features in the form of The Four Fundamental Forces. The combination of a story and poetry delightfully highlights the beauty of literature and the joy of reading.



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