The Cry of the Dove

The Cry of the Dove Read The Cry Of The Dove Author Fadia Faqir Nature Exquisitely Woven Leila AboulelaTimely And Lyrical, The Cry Of The Dove Is The Story Of One Young Woman And An Evocative Portrait Of Forbidden Love And Violated Honor In A Culture Whose Reverberations Are Felt Profoundly In Our World Today Salma Has Committed A Crime Punishable By Death In Her Bedouin Tribe Of Hima, Levant She Had Sex Out Of Wedlock And Became Pregnant Despite The Insult It Would Commit Against Her People, Salma Has The Child And Suddenly Finds Herself A Fugitive On The Run From Those Seeking To Restore Their Honor Salma Is Rushed Into Protective Custody Where Her Newborn Is Ripped From Her Arms, And Where She Sits Alone For Years Before Being Ushered To Safety In England Away From Her Bedouin Village, Salma Is An Asylum Seeker Trying To Melt Into The Crowd, Under Pressure To Reassess Her Way Of Life She Learns English Customs From Her Landlady And Befriends A Pakistani Girl Who Is Also On The Run, With Whose Help Salma Finally Forges A New Identity But Just As Things Settle, The Need To Return For Her Lost Daughter Overwhelms Her, And One Fateful Day, Salma Risks Everything To Go Back And Find Her.

  • 3.3
  • 4087
  • English
  • 05 June 2018
  • Paperback
  • 282 pages
  • 0802170404
  • The Cry of the Dove
  • Fadia Faqir

10 thoughts on “The Cry of the Dove

  1. Petra X says:

    Rewritten after some advice suggesting I make this reviewPC and re rewritten after deciding I don t care about PC anyway 16 May 2013, see the second spoiler.The story is of a young woman who falls for a man and gets pregnant and then he leaves her Her child is adopted and forever leaves a hole in her heart and despite all attempts to make a new life for herself abroad she is always drawn back to the nasty, backward, prejudiced, wicked family and country of her past The country isn t name Rewritten after some advice suggesting I make this reviewPC and re rewritten after deciding I don t care a...

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  5. William says:

    If you read fiction to escape, then you read literature to fall in love, and with this love collect for your heart the fallible gestures of human judgment that mark a life as you would know it The Cry of the Dove creates a woman easy to fall in love with because her life encompasses the most human effort to stake and bound an identity amid conditions that are powerfully imbalanced, but quietly, lovingly, individual.The novel is constructed with evocative language and a speech broken only out t If you read fiction ...

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