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‘Something Old, Something New’ Leila Aboulela

‘ “It’s been rough for me, these past days, please, feel sorry for me.” ’

The narrator of this story, a young man seemingly trying to find himself, meets a Sudanese girl in Edinburgh while she is working in the Nile Cafe. She has to return home when her visa expires and he flies to Khartoum for them to be married. It should be a happy time but he feels uncomfortable, out of place and sometimes angry.