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Girls of Riyadh

a novel

by RajaМ„Кѕ К»Abd AllaМ„h SМЈaМ„niК»

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Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRajaa Alsanea ; translated by Marilyn Booth.
ContributionsBooth, Marilyn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7962.A55 B3613 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17178984M
ISBN 109781594201219
LC Control Number2007009389


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Rajaa Alsanea is the author of the novel Girls of Riyadh, which was long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award.

She grew up in Saudi Arabia as one of six siblings in a family of doctors and dentists. Alsanea received her bachelor’s degree in endodontics from King Saud University in Cited by: The Girls of Riyadh is a contemporary novel set in Saudi Arabia about a group of girls from the elite class of people in Saudi Arabia.

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The fact that this book is titled "Girls of Riyadh" is a bit misleading, as I think it really can represent a group of girls anywhere, as the heroines face heartbreak and tough decisions like anyone from any country. At first reading the book I disliked it, as it was a bit too much of a grim reality.4/4().

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Hundreds of articles were written about it, politicians and pundits debated it publicly, online chat rooms were crowded with people hotly discussing. This story of young women looking for love has been compared to books like Bridget Jones’s Diary and Sex and the City.

In what ways does Girls of Riyadh’s geographic and social context set it apart from its Western counterparts. When she discovers her husband’s secrets, Gamrah desperately attempts to hold her marriage together. More specifically, Girls of Riyadh is a self-confessed Saudi Sex and the City, tracing the lives of four twentysomethings from the capital's wealthy 'velvet class' - clever Sadeem, dumpy Gamrah, sassy Lamees and the rebellious half-American Michelle - Author: Rachel Aspden.

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Taking the Islamic world by storm, and getting itself immediately banned in the process, Rajaa Alsanea’s Girls of Riyadh ‎ is a strange mélange of epistle and narration following the lives of four high class Saudi women, searching for love and meaning, while dealing with a transitioning world and new ideals.

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Her style is updated from Ms. McCarthy's time, done in an e-mail format, which can be irritating, glib, or innovative, depending on your by: The book was negatively criticized by the majority, and few writers praised it.

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