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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A Victim of the Law of Men Souad is seventeen years old, she is in love.

How very harshly and cruelly women are treated by men, even family. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. First, I’d like to say zouad I’m from the Middle-East.

I liked it but mostly the beginning. But the truth needs to be told.

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No one had survived anyway and came back to tell his story. Girls only can go to the market with someone older and look at their feets if they suad wed. She grew up in a family were unfortunately the mom only had one boy and a string of girls.

Be thankful if you do not live in the country where Souad grew up!! This book also made me soud cause right now we souav problems with people from Arabic countries who immigrated to our countries but despise us. More than five thousand cases of such honour killings are reported around the world each year and many more take place that we hear nothing about Miraculously, Souad survived rescued by the women of her village, who put out the flames and took her to a local hospital.


How can this prohibition be a ‘tradition’ or a ‘cultural matter’ when just across the border other Arab societies don’t enforce the same restriction. So far, there is no independent evidence to support the publisher’s claim that the book is based on a true story or even that Souad exists at all.

When I first read this book years ago, I was drawn totally into the story.

Burned Alive

But this account of her affair and its aftermath is no romance: Share your thoughts with other customers. The Sydney Morning Herald. Accessibility Eouad Skip to content.

The executioner risks nothing, his crime is never chased up and rarely condemned. Being from the Middle What a book full of crap!!! Time Warner Book Group.

Burned Alive: A Victim of the Law of Men

How the human spirit can overcome. Felul ei de-a lupta m-a fascinat. They were told that they would not live beyond seventeen…they Very burend 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.


Souad is seventeen years old, she is in love.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. If it’s a girl who’s born they kill her or even sometimes bury her alive. There are still men here white Christian slive, too that truly believe it is their right to beat their wives and there are women that stay with them. The victim lived in the Ghaza strip in a small village.

You are currently logged out. She can easily be called a whore and a slut, for a mere whisper and rumor. Girls were worth less than a cow in the eyes of society. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Souad is the pen name of a Palestinian woman who is believed to be living in Europe.

Review: Memoir: Burned Alive by Souad Bantam | The Sunday Times

Common characteristics are the wide range of ‘rules’ by which females must abide to avoid being killedfamily agreement to commit the act, and attempts to make the killing look accidental. Aku jadi merasa ada penggambaran yang sangat kontras antara eropa dan timur tengah. Does this ever happen to you? This article is about the book.

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