Fatwa (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Forlag: Hodder and Stoughton
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780340862421
Kategori: Debatt og samfunn
Omtale Fatwa
Jacky was 23 when she arrived in Egypt for a holiday with her boyfriend, Dave. Little did she know that an innocent holiday would result in a horror beyond her imagination. Separated from Dave in a bustling street, Jacky fell and twisted her ankle, only to be swept up by a handsome, chivalrous Egyptian called Omar. It was love at first sight. Jacky spent those ten days living with the family - sharing a bed with Omar's sister - irresistable attracted to Omar. Swept away by her infatuation she married him before returning to England with her parents. Returning to Cairo against her parents' advice, but full of hopes and plans, Jacky's dream turned into a nightmare. As a blue-eyed blonde she was never going to fit in with life in a poor suburb where the women walked at all times with their heads bowed. During the next six years she suffered non-stop physical and emotional abuse. She had to escape with her two little girls, but how? But this tense story never quite ends. Even now, Jacky is living in the shadow of a death threat and has to protect herself and her daughters minute by minute, day by day. never quite sure what may be around the corner.

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