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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One morning while Souad was washing the family’s clothes, he crept up on her, poured petrol over her and set her alight.

Archived from the original on April 22, If you burnned a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. 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.

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Not sute if it is a true memoir of the said author or a fiction work based on some culture alice tradition. It’s obviously fiction, and not pretty good! So far, there is no alivr evidence to support the publisher’s claim that the book is based on a true story or even that Souad exists at all.


She was duped and this piece of filth then disappeared on hearing she was pregnant, leaving her to that terrible fate.

Burned Alive: A Victim of the Law of Men

Dec 31, Kylene Jones rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s either is a true story, in which case I’m extremely sorry for all the pain the protagonist went through, or burrned fictitious one, inspired by horrible situations created in real life, in which case it might be considered a memorial for all those women and girls who suffered terribly and either burnedd or not.

She has now decided to tell her story and uncover the barbarity of honour killings, a practice which continues to this day. Dorothy Amazon has it new and used. Furthermore, these very same Saudi women are allowed by their families to drive, if they are outside of the country!

To ask other readers questions about Burned Aliveplease sign up. This was a harrowing book to read! Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Like you know, picking a green tomato or giving birth to a girl. There are still men here white Christian ones, too that truly believe it is their right to beat their wives and there are women that stay with burnde.

Everything is a constant struggle: Abandonned by words Everything is a constant struggle: You can read the essay here: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


The story of a life nearly destroyed but saved by the will to fight.

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I can not say that all Aravic countries had treated women the same way it was described in this book. What a book full of crap!!! Mariah hammer book review 3 1 8 Oct 30, I found this to be a disturbing account of what can happen to a woman who “breaks the law” in a country where women have no rights. Please try again later.

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Burned Alive by Souad

I say it is shocking but actually I have read so many stories like this that I feel I am becoming hardened to their content. May 19, Philip Howard rated it it was amazing. You are currently logged out.

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