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What happened to the Shadow Women of Cell 52?

Advantages: Learn more about the ordinary Iraqi
Disadvantages: You will be sickened by some of the events

I bought this book a few weeks ago whilst buying Desert Royal by Jean Sasson which, as most of you will probably know by now, is the third of a true-life trilogy for a Saudi Arabian princess. So, this is the 4th book I have read by Sasson and again it ...

Wearsidelass 28.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mayada, Daughter of Iraq - Jean Sasson

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Life in Saddam's Iraq.

Advantages: A true story about life in Saddam's time, particulary the prisons.
Disadvantages: Can be very sickening.

It is a true and sad story of a lady from the cream of the Iraq society, with grandparents, both governmental ministers, that have shaped the Iraqi politics. He paternal grandfather a well-known military man and her maternal grandfather an educator and au ...

zeta74 04.12.2006 · Read full review
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Mayada Daughter of Iraq

Advantages: Discovering about Mayada´s rich ancestry.
Disadvantages: Knowing that the story is true and feeling Mayada´s pain.

It is very rare for such a book as this to come along; for it was the first thing to ever pry me away from my favourite shopping city while I was reading it. Marvellously written by, perhaps my most treasured, authoress, I was no longer sitting on ...

Linguo 25.07.2006 · Read full review
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Daughter of Iraq - FANTASTIC, TEARFUL, REAL LIFE.

Advantages: Great detail and insight
Disadvantages: Upsetting in parts

Fantastic Book I would definitely recommend this book to anyone. It really is a brilliant read. It gives a deep insight into the war going on in Iraq from a woman's point of view. The torture and pain they go through. It is a great book which i ...

fionaj89 31.01.2008 · Read full review
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Life at the Sharpe end!

Advantages: Joyous read for a footy biog
Disadvantages: More juice please

Alex Ferguson may have been the bricks and mortar of the Manchester United success story, and Mark Robbins the trigger; but it was all smiling Lee Sharpe who was the La chispa` (the spark of magic) that ignited the new dynasty with passion, intensity and ...

thedevilinme 21.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of My Idea Of Fun - Lee Sharpe

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