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Strange book but you learn a bit about the Arab culture and treatment of women and behavior. The book dragged a bit. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Saudi Arabia was a very dull place for an English woman, in particular Frances Shore the protagonist; this presented Mantel a challenge, especially as she did not rely on... Read morePublished 3 months ago by algo41
I havent read the book but I have lived in Qatar where I taught biology to nursing students for three years. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lewis Dodgson
This is a truly frightening account of life in the Middle East for a western woman, not to mention an accepted life for the majority of Moslem women. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Edward Wormuth
The story was not what I was expecting ! It had a few plot twists but overall it wasn't a great read.Published 7 months ago by Karen Lewis
A delightful Hilary Mantel discovery. A young wife is sent to join her husband at his job in Saudi Arabia. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Anne-Marie
This is an excellent story of life in Saudi Arabia for an ex pat woman and her husband. The repression of the public , not just women , is detailed. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Capt Carl