The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write (Paperback)Sabrina Mahfouz (editor)
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 20/03/2017
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A Guardian Best Book of the Year 2017 Longlisted for The People's Book Prize 2018 From established literary heavyweights to emerging spoken word artists, the writers in this ground-breaking collection blow away the narrow image of the 'Muslim Woman'. Hear from users of Islamic Tinder, a disenchanted Maulana working as a TV chat show host and a plastic surgeon blackmailed by MI6. Follow the career of an actress with Middle-Eastern heritage whose dreams of playing a ghostbuster spiral into repeat castings as a jihadi bride. Among stories of honour killings and ill-fated love in besieged locations, we also find heart-warming connections and powerful challenges to the status quo. From Algiers to Brighton, these stories transcend time and place revealing just how varied the search for belonging can be.
Publisher: Saqi Books
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm
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