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This book is one of my numerous buys from India, I just started reading and I think I like it.
It is one of those books which takes you to those worlds which you have little or no idea about. That world which you might never experience, but know exists somewhere on the world map. This book is a sort of autobiography, it is actually about the writer's experience in the Saudi Kingdom. The little you know about these nations is what is fed to you on the internet or the news.


Synosis


The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.
Unexpectedly denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, becomes an outcast in motion. On a whim, she accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. This is not just a new job; this is a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong.

What she discovers is vastly different. The Kingdom is a world apart, a land of unparralled contrast. She finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love. And for Qanta, more than anything, it is a land of opportunity. A place where she discovers what it takes for one woman to recreate herself in the land of invisible women.

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'Lara A

10 comments:

  1. you make one want to read it..

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  2. Hmn, sounds like a very good read. I have often wondered what living in such a place would be like. Completely different from what I know & understand.

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  3. Would love to read this. Sounds interesting.

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  4. I agree, it sounds interesting. Do a book review when you are done :D

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  5. I just found a new love for biographies and yes a review would be appreciated.

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  6. I just bought this book after reading your post. The fact that I now live in UAE got me more interested. I got the kindle version as I'm no longer in the UK :(, there's a promo on it now for super saver delivery for those in the uae...LARA YOU SHALL RETURN MY 5.69 POUNDS IF I DON'T LIKE IT! YES THAT'S A THREAT :)

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  7. now i really want to read this. seems like a good read. how are you doing lara? keeping up good?

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  8. This looks really interesting
    I'm def going to get it
    Just my type of book

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  9. The title of the book is quite catchy-‘In the land of invisible women.‘ Hmmm... A lot running through my mind now. Sounds likes it‘s going to be interesting and very enlightening.

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  10. Desert Safari Dubai don't have words to explain my feeling. what an amazing trip.

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