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The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write


ISBN: 9780863561467

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Saqi Books, 2017
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 13.6 x 1.9 x 21.7 cm

From established literary heavyweights to emerging spoken word artists, the writers in this ground-breaking collection blow away the narrow image of the ‘Muslim Woman’. Hear from users of Islamic Tinder, a disenchanted Maulana working as a TV chat show host and a plastic surgeon blackmailed by MI6. Follow the career of an actress with Middle-Eastern heritage whose dreams of playing a ghostbuster spiral into repeat castings as a jihadi bride. Among stories of honour killings and ill-fated love in besieged locations, we also find heart-warming connections and powerful challenges to the status quo.

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