"One of the best [translations] to have appeared in recent times."--Muslim News
"Accessible and compelling... a remarkable achievement."--New Statesman
About the Author
HM. A. S. Abdel Haleem was born in Egypt, and learned the Qur'an by heart from childhood. Educated at al-Azhar, Cairo,
and Cambridge Universities, he has taught Arabic and Islamic Studies at Cambridge and London Universities since 1966,
including courses in advanced translation and the Qur'an. He is now Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of
Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is also working on An Introduction to the Qur'an and English
TranslationLondon Qur'an Studies series.