Apr 06, Suzannah added it Shelves: Some of the experiences mentioned are so heart wrenching I am amazed how a human being can treat another another human being in such absolute cruelty and be so merciless. Now, in response to readers' tremendous outpouring of concern for Sultana, Jean Sasson and the Princess continue to expose the outrageous human rights abuses suffered by women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Under the strict Saudi interpretation of the laws of the Koran, Muslim women, whatever their station in life, are punished and penalized for any supposed violation of a man's family honor. I realized that even if Sultana didn't exist in the way Jean Sasson claimed, it didn't matter.
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This is so he can have sex with a woman and not be guilty of having an affair. Porque haveriam as mulheres de ser as castigadas por tal?!
She will be stoned to death. Troy, AlabamaUnited States.
This does give us a larger crime rate. Apr 06, Suzannah added it Shelves: What is portrayed in the story is more of culture-based, not religion Islam aasson.
The Princess Trilogy by Jean Sasson
This tells the story of Maryam Khail, a woman from Afghanistan that had her son kidnapped from her by her husband. You can read it for yourself and understand that it's the biggest hoax ever.
Princess is the story of a Saudi Arabian princess called Sultana for the purposes of the story. Najwa bin Ladenwho married her cousin Osama bin Laden at the age of 15, is his sassonn wife and the mother to eleven children, seven of Osama's sons and four of his daughters.
That is not the true picture of Islam. But it was to avoid going around and having sex before marriage as doing that is unlawful in Islam. When Sultana's niece is forced into an arranged marriage with a cruel, depraved older man and a royal cousin's secret harem of sex slaves is revealed, Sultana's attempts at intervention in their various plights are thwarted.
Aug 23, Divya rated it really liked it Shelves: Since I hate this one so much I don't think I will be reading the other two that follow this one.
Since my husband works over in Saudi, I wanted to learn more. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Sadly, this anticipated change did not happen. This alone is astounding. If this woman, "Sultana", is such a prominent figure in Saudi Arabian royalty, I think it would be relatively easy to figure out her true identity.
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson
The facts in the book mean obvious enough for anyone to understand that it's fake. There are a lot of Muslims that make the pilgrimmage to Mecca only slightly inconvenienced by the impossible rules like -Mehram and leave not realizing the tyranny that exists for trilog women who are born into that nightmare.
Review "A fascinating look at the lifestyles of the rich and Saudi. It helped me understand the Muslim Culture in Saudi Arabia.
As Sultana battles for a life of dignity, she saves other women from servitude. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
The Princess Trilogy by Jean Sasson
But as a whole, as a representation of the status and oppression of women in Saudi Arabia I believe in many ways she does. Things have changed for sure. Sep 23, Prajkta marked it as to-read. To ask other readers questions about The Complete Princess Trilogyplease sign up.
Jean Sasson has garnered an audience with a Saudi Princess, who shares her life. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The protagonist, Sultana, is unique in that she is very aggressive in asserting herself as when her husband wanted to take a peincess wife. I can't help but admire and respect her for allowing this story to be told. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. First of all, this was a homework assignment from my girlfriend at the time.