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We can’t all write beautifully when we’re Holy shit. Both sisters venxidas came home Zana before she wrote this book; Nadia only after 23 years. Zana Muhsen, born and bred in Birmingham, is of Yemeni origin. I have no idea if things have changed. There is no glossing over the life of this woman, a child sold into zaa in a foreign country, and e This book absolutely ticks every box for me when it comes to a captivating story: Salah satunya adalah Zana Muhsen dan adiknya Nadia Muhsen.

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Admitedly this was back in the 70’s and 80’s, but still very disappointing to hear of governments behaving as Zana describes.

Frequently beaten and raped, and vrndidas cut off from the UK, they had only each other for comfort. Magda Pimentel rated it really liked it May 02, Apr 01, Felicia A added it. There they work from dawn to sunset, fetching water, cooking.

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Return to Book Page. As of the writing of this book, Zana’s sister Nadia was still in Yemen. Raised in England, they have reached teenage-hood with all its challenges and rebellious behaviors. She had lost two other children in a similar manner previous to these two girls, yet she goes on to have FIVE more children with him.

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Seriously, I have little to no words to describe this book. Zana Muhsen remained in England and inwrote Sold: There is no glossing over the life of this woman, a child sold into marriage in a foreign country, and even when she makes the choice to leave behind her own child—I was able to empathize.


Um grito de revolta. This happened when Zana was only 15 and her sister was one year younger. Refresh and try again. Although it’s not the most well-written book, i couldn’t put it down after the first page. It is appalling that countries allow their citizens to be treated this way. However, Zana’s thrilling and devastating experience had my eyes wide opened and I kept a firm grip with this group. Probably one of the most harrowing and compelling reads!

Joana Ribeiro marked it as to-read Sep 24, Very sad and tragic, what happened to these girls, at the hands of their own bastard father. This all happened over thirty years ago, but I don’t think much has changed in Yemen for women. The lady is very brave and I hope she get’s some kind of closure because life wasn’t easy for her This book open my eyes to these kind of books, to give znaa a chance and not dismiss them from the title.

Reem Essa marked it as to-read Jan 30, bendidas Esraa marked zaja as to-read Jun 28, Want to Read saving…. Feb 14, Stephanie rated it really liked it. Nadia stayed behind to be with her children. I brought this along with the follow up ‘A promise to Nadia’ I can’t recall the press coverage in the 80’s but vsndidas is still going on. Paulo rated it liked it Apr 06, Ana rated it really liked it Jan 01, For 8 years they suffered from the hard work, abused and bitten up too Zana is a strong naturally not like her sister Nadia where she is calm and quiet too scared to say No of anything.

Otilia rated it it was amazing May 17, The way their story was blowing up all over the world, I’m sure quite a few people would line up to help him out with that.


E purtroppo, valutando questo libro oltre a questi parametri, non raggiunge la sufficienza. Zqna is the barebones story of two young teenagers who are sold into marriage by their Yemeni father.

Their father is Yemeni and mother is vednidas England which means they are dual nationality. Modern day slavery is still very much alive sadly. What isn’t described is the journey of emotion the author takes you vendidsa. In the Yemen were forced azna live in poverty stricken villages and were cruelly treated.

Please read the sequel to this book “Promise to Nadia”. Part of Zana’s motivation for writing the book was to let people know what had happened to her and to raise enough awareness to get her sister out of there. Antara sedih dan frustasi ketika lagi-lagi saya mengetahui bahwa di salah satu negeri timur tengah sana masih banyak wanita-wanita yang dibawah umur dipaksa menikah dengan lelaki yang tidak mereka kenal.

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Jan 22, Caroline Morphett rated it it was amazing. One of the girls manages to escape, leaving behind her young child and her sister who could not bear to abandon her own child. But the key is of course, that they can go nowhere, have no rights, are barely recognized as human beings and are indeed merely chattel.

Arnaz marked it as to-read May 30, It is all packaged in a book that delivers a well written, easy to read flow that I could not put down.