Review: Memoir: Burned Alive by Souad Bantam. MARGARETTE DRISCOLL. May 16 , am, The Sunday Times. Press £ pp At the tender age. The meaning of women’s rights varies with nationality and culture. For Souad, who grew up in the late s in a tiny, remote village in the Palestinian Territory, . Burned Alive has ratings and reviews. ☘Misericordia☘ ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~ said: I’m aware there is some degree of doubt as to veracity of.

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The man who does the killing is considered a hero. By a miracle she survived and slowly made a life for herself and found happyness.

Souad is seventeen years old, she is in love. It’s obviously fiction, and not pretty good!

Jul 27, okyrhoe rated it did not like it Shelves: Women in the Middle East like in Palestine–and quite a few cultures in Africa– are considered less than a second class citizen. The book was written as a result of repressed memory therapy. It was really sad, naturally, but a real tribute to the strength of the human spirit, as well as the love and charity some people extend to others of the human race. Mariah hammer book review 3 1 8 Oct 30, Kok terkesan mudah sekali?.

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On the one hand I fully understand Souad’s fate and the horrors of her experience. Since I am a reader with Arabic background, i see this book representing our Past precisely, where women used to be treated as slaves.

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Diabolical Ten years of diabolical manipulation. Jun 24, Saleh MoonWalker rated it liked it Shelves: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It is okay laive they are men and the women must have I honestly don’t know how to rate this alibe. I want to buy this book. Thank you most sincerely.


This book shows the story of a woman who survived so many hardships and came back to tell her unbelievable story. It’s translated as pig in the book but the real souzd is ” k hanzir”. Transworld Pub July 31, Language: The executioner risks nothing, his crime is never chased up and rarely condemned. From the testimony of my Middle Eastern acquaintances, Palestinian families who belonged to the educated urban class didn’t enforce this ‘tradition’.

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Tak seperti timur tengah, yang harus burnde para perawan yang tak perawan. Brothers until the last breath Twin brothers Damien and Nicolas Delmer have been fighting the incurable and degenerative disease cystic fibrosis since childhood. Autobiographies Biography book stubs. If you’re like me, you will come away hating the ideology that makes this treatment of women and girls a routine thing in many countries of world, but knowledge is power, and books like these really do educate.

Please do read the book. Women that are beaten like this, have no self worth or love so they stay cuz “they deserve it” Our culture doesn’t accept it but where Souad is from, it is still accepted so how can we expect them to have the courage to fight for their rights.

Review: Memoir: Burned Alive by Souad Bantam

Women suffer the most from this insecurity. Souad describes in vivid detail, the treatment of females in her village; for her safety, she refuses to name the village. Jan 20, Pera rated it liked it Recommends it for: Time Warner Book Group.

All in the name of the powers that be, to preserve the status quo. Souad believes she was born in orbut cannot be sure, as records of females births were not kept in her village.


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Would you like to tell us about a lower xlive And it’s all about honor their. Perjuangannya menjadi mampu baca dan tulis serta berbahasa perancis, dan Very badly written, dragged on forever, the ending was still as bad as you would feel throughout the book, and you would wish that somewhere somehow Souad would show some sort of gratitude toward her new life.

A wonderfully upsetting book that everyone bkrned read. Being from the Middle East myself, she doesn’t have her facts right. It is also a call to break the taboo of silence that surrounds this most brutal of practices and which ignores the plight of so many other women who are also victims of traditional violence.

Of course, I knew how girls are viewed and treated in Islamic-majority countries, but reading from the unique perspective of the victim is really powerful bg educational. I recommend reading the book even if you don’t believe this particular story.

Just because this may be fake does not mean that women are still not treated in this way and that honor killings aren’t an issue; they still are. Souad is a girl born in a traditional small village in Palestine. One morning while Souad was washing the family’s clothes, he crept up on her, poured petrol over her and set her alight. This is a quick read. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat

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