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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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And then your brain for no other reason than to be weird shoots a random memory byy thought in your head. 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.

Despite that revelation, I will maintain my score because I still thoroughly enjoyed it. A truelly heartbreaking story.

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The story of a life nearly destroyed but saved by the will to fight. This was her crime. See all 5 questions about Burned Alive…. Burned Alive is her memoir.

Review: Memoir: Burned Alive by Souad Bantam

Thank you most sincerely. One morning while Souad was washing the family’s clothes, he crept up on her, poured petrol over her and set her alight. We have noticed that there is an issue with your subscription billing details.

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May 14, chucklesthescot rated it liked it Shelves: Like you know, picking a burnrd tomato or giving birth to a girl. Set up a giveaway. She was burned alive. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. In fact, it would have warmed my heart enormously, had this plotline been burrned just by some writer’s overactive imagination.

It always happens to me. The women do not know better so they just accept it.

But, i can say that most of it was true. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. They can beat you, hurt you, kill you and no one will say a word. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Preview — Burned Alive by Souad. It is facetious to say we respect the ‘cultural traditions’ of a particular country or peoples when it is clearly not a ‘tradition’ but an oppression masquerading as tradition.

Want to read more? If you can do nothing else attempt to educate others about the horror of Honor Killings, and pray that these countries will put an end to these atrocities as soon as possible.

It speaks of amazing courage and fortitude and of one woman’s determination to survive. I looked the book Attention everyone: This is not a true story. But the truth needs to be told.

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What this woman has been through is atrocious, frightful, appalling and extremely sad. Feb 04, Hana Zouad rated it it was amazing. Budned rare testimony about domestic violence and the mechanism of psychological control. Girls were worth less than a cow in the eyes of society. This takes place in Palestine, apparently. I don’t feel particularly enlightened bh finishing the book.


I hear the call for prayer. Her brother-in-law was given the task of arranging her punishment. Souad did not always know of the events she recounts. The man who does the killing is considered a hero. Learn more about Amazon Prime. So, well, this book is not for the weak-hearted. See all reviews. I don’t know if it’s a true story, nothing can prove it.

My reactions are mixed. Burned Alive by Souad”. May 15, Sabrina Rutter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kok terkesan mudah sekali?. On the other hand, I feel that t This is either a hoax or a badly written memoir, incompletely recalled by the subject of this story, or purposefully altered to protect her identity.

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.

In her village, as in so many others, sex before marriage was considered a grave dishonour to one’s family and was punishable by death. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

This book will educate you about the terrible plight of being born female in many countries, but especially the Middle East Arabic countries.