Princess Sultana's Daughters Quotes

Jean Sasson
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"Now, ironically, my brother, a man who scorns the mention of women's rights, had read the book that focused attention on the abuse of women in my land. My demon of a brother, Ali, had foiled my precious anonymity."
Chap. 1. p. 9


"I saw plainly that my daughter had awakened Father's contempt for me. His eyes were penetrating, and his lips were curled in scorn as he looked from his daughter to his granddaughter. I overheard him mutter to no one in particular, 'A mouse can only give birth to a mouse.'"
Chap. 2, p. 22

"Muslims are taught that love and sex between two of the same is wrong, and the Koran forbids experimenting: 'Do not follow what you do not know.' In Saudi Arabia, love and sex are considered distasteful, even between those of opposite sexes, and our society pretends that relationships based on sexual love do not...

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