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The Fall of the Imam.

Author: Nawāl Saʻdāwī
Publisher: New York : Saqi, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who will overthrow the Imam? Who will defeat the oppression, the tyranny, the injustice and the killings? ... Then, who is the Imam? Is he the man, the male, the father, the husband, the ruler, the leader? Bint Allah (the Daughter of God), a beautiful illegitimate girl, a child of sin, looked down upon by those around her, is falsely accused by the Imam of adulterous relationships and sentenced to death by stoning.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nawāl Saʻdāwī
ISBN: 9781846591396 1846591392
OCLC Number: 793166672
Description: 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; The Search Begins; They Cannot Read; I Hear My Mother Calling; The Children of God; The Old Face of Baba; Only Once in History; The Chief of Security; The Legal Wife; Allah is on the Side of the Imam; The Bodyguard; The Two Faces; The First Letters in the Alphabet of Love; The Legal Wife will Not Go to Paradise; Statutory Treachery; Everything Happened Suddenly; Ecstasy of Love; When Love was Blind; Together in the Trench; Collective Fear; Eternal Love; The Great Writer; The Imam in Disguise; The Philosopher; My Old Love; Reviving Our Cultural Heritage.

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This powerful and poetic novel by Egypt's leading feminist writer reveals the underlying hypocrisy of a male-dominated religious state, and raises awareness of the insufferable predicament of women  Read more...

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