Salamis is a writer from Cyprus who currently resides in Canterbury, England. Her academic background spans the fields of philosophy of art, philosophy of film, and philosophy of literature. She received her master degrees in Philosophy from University of Dundee and in Philosophy of Art and Literature from University of York. Passionate about travelling and writing, she has published three travelogues and her first novel is in progress. She is currently doing her PhD at University of Kent on Contemporary Novel where she teaches Creative Writing. She enjoys literary traveling and manages www.literary-traveller.com. She is a film aficionado, yet because of her habit of pausing films for taking notes, she is doomed to watch them all alone.
With its shallowness of character and its failed continuity of plot, Queen of the Desert is a film made as if to remind us