Saudi Arabia - This Arab nation, with the capital city of Riyadh, is depicted in the book as being oppressive to women based upon tradition and religious doctrine.
Mut'a - This is an Islamic form of marriage in which men can quickly marry and then divorce girls as young as eleven years old, according to their whims and desires.
London - The main character in this book has a second home in this city where she retreats with her family to seek psychiatric help for one of her daughters who is experiencing mental distress.
Makkah - This is the holy city of the Muslim faith, and devout Muslims make a pilgrimage here to worship.
Cairo - It was to this city that the main character and her royal family travel for a family wedding and where she attempts to stop the circumcision of her housekeeper's granddaughter, but...
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