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Book Review: Property by Valerie Martin

Property delivers incredible insight into barbarity of slavery in America. “Property” describes not only situation of the slaves but also of the wife of sugar plantation owner. Manon is unhappy in her marriage, she misses her family and longs for the vibrant lifestyle of her native New Orleans. She saffocates because of her domestic situation.… Continue reading Book Review: Property by Valerie Martin

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Daughters of Arabia by Jean Sasson. Welcome again to the world of selfish Princess Sultana

Here we are again in the world of Princess Sultana. In Daughters of Arabia Sultana shifted the focus from brutal treatment of women to the lives of her children: Abdullah, Maha and Amani. Through their lives we understand how the atrocities on women determine choices and preferences of girls in Saudi Arabia. Although Maha was… Continue reading Daughters of Arabia by Jean Sasson. Welcome again to the world of selfish Princess Sultana