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This is a short and shocking novel that probably deserves to be read twice to do it justice. It took me a while to sort out who the various characters were, but then Yasmina... Read morePublished 2 months ago by keetmom
Ties with Kirsten Hannah 's novel The Nightingale as the worst piece of writing I've read this year. The four-star rating must be for the cover photo. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Miriam C. Jacobs
I am going to give this book to someone who thinks that we are prejudiced against Islam. The fact that it was written with a female pseudonym by a military man who no longer lives... Read morePublished 9 months ago by L. Haverstock
Parts of the novel read like straightforward ideology that stands out from the narrative. One suspects the author is trying much too hard to convince English-reading audiences that... Read morePublished 10 months ago by S.L.Richards
It is excellent. I felt as though I were tossed into a scalding cauldron and numbed myself to deal with it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Heather Paul
I didn't really enjoy this book. I didn't feel the characters were developed enough and the story was not very exciting.Published 13 months ago by Renee Harris
I needed it for a english class. The book was okay, but the story line was pretty good.Published 14 months ago by Sarah Ledwig
Trying to understand the Muslim attitude toward women and their strength is the purpose of this book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JT