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Author: El Saadawi, Nawal
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Pub Date: 04/04/2019
ISBN: 9780863563553
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Quick overview A brave and haunting novel about motherhood and resilience, set against the backdrop of Egyptian's revolution by Egypt's foremost feminist writer and activist
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Distinguished literary critic Bodour is trapped in a loveless marriage and carries with her a dark secret. She fell in love in her youth and gave birth to an illegitimate daughter, Zeina, whom she abandoned on the streets of Cairo.

Bodour doesn't know that Zeina has blossomed into one of Egypt's most beloved entertainers. Pining for her estranged daughter, she writes a fictional account of her life in an attempt to find solace. But as the revolution in Cairo begins to gain fire, the novel goes missing and Bodour must find who has stolen it. Will her hunt for the thief bring mother and daughter together? Or is Bodour destined to lose her daughter to Cairo forever?

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