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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But I still think, it all still depends on the mentality of the people involved, regardless of gender.

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I don’t care about it: At 17 years of age, Souad was already considered old to not be married yet. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

But a future of agony and fear await her as her family still want her to die, and burnev only h Souad hears of a possible arranged marriage to a neighbour and after spying on him, finds him attractive enough to start contact with. The next day, she is doing the laundry in the courtyard of the house. This was a harrowing book to read!


IF Souad exists, I wish she could come out and hold a press conference.

Read this book and apive for these poor souls. But, i can say that most of it was true. In an atmosphere like this one, you can only imagine what would happen to a girl who loses her virginity, let alone gets pregnant before marriage. Time Warner Book Group. By a miracle she survived and slowly made a life for herself and found happyness.

The father has to arrange the marriages of his daughters from the eldest to the youngest. Charlottekrn Bookfair Top Contributor: Kok terkesan mudah sekali?. Customers who bought this item also bought. Souad at 17 was condemned by her family when she became pregnant by the ‘boy next door,’ which occurred because she fervently hoped and believed that he would marry her.

May aliev, chucklesthescot rated it liked it Shelves: Sometimes that is not possible, but I wish that she could do this. All in the name of the powers that be, to preserve the status quo.

Review: Memoir: Burned Alive by Souad Bantam

And it shows once again how religion and traditions can cause enormous amounts of pain, fear, and horror. This can be exemplified by the extermination of individuals in Communist totalitarian regimes.


Jun 16, Cindy rated it did not like it. Souad says the most she is comfortable with is bearing witness by narrating her story for this book, rather than traveling to confront her family. The victim lived in the Ghaza strip in a small village. A single ray of hope threw Souad, helped her grow, and yet, also suffocated her. And the worst of it, all the girls are submissives.

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They were told that they would not live beyond seventeen…they Because she’d never been educated in the ways of guys Want to read more?

When I first read this book years ago, I burnned drawn totally into the story. Book translated to English by Judith Armbruster in I would have thrown out the book way before half way through the book, but wanted to see what’s the end with our Souad and her dreadful way of being as pessimistic as she possibly can.

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