Review: Memoir: Burned Alive by Souad Bantam. MARGARETTE DRISCOLL. May 16 , am, The Sunday Times. Press £ pp At the tender age. The meaning of women’s rights varies with nationality and culture. For Souad, who grew up in the late s in a tiny, remote village in the Palestinian Territory, . Burned Alive has ratings and reviews. ☘Misericordia☘ ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~ said: I’m aware there is some degree of doubt as to veracity of.

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Seolah mengejek dan berkata. So the day I am writing this, I was looking through my school library shelves and I found this! To ask other readers questions about Burned Aliveplease sign up. So, well, this book is not for the weak-hearted. View all 3 comments.

A single ray of hope threw Souad, helped her grow, and yet, also suffocated her. Want to Read saving…. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. What is the point of making up a story like this? This article is about the book. I also found this: Miraculously, she survived, rescued by women of her village, who put out the flames and took her to a local hospital.

However, I remind myself that whether Souad does or does not exist, such things do happen frequently to women in the world, and we can’t let any disappointment in a b When I first read this book years ago, I was drawn totally into the story. Buy the selected items together This item: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. May 14, chucklesthescot rated it liked it Shelves: Autobiographies Biography book stubs. Please update your billing information. Terribly burnt, Souad was saved by a miracle.

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Oct 18, Burhed rated it liked it. If you’re like me, you will come away hating the ideology that makes this treatment of women and girls a routine thing in many countries of world, but knowledge is power, and books like these really do educate. It certainly would not have provoked calls for his prosecution.

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Burned Alive: A Victim of the Law of Men

It’s a novel, and not a very good one. I am relieved to say that, xouad a twelve year old, I took so much away from this book; politics, the corruption of some families, and the lives that This book was so horrible to the soul! One morning while Souad was washing the family’s clothes, he crept up on her, poured petrol over her and set her alight.

Burned Alive is an upsetting account of Souad, but it is also a call to attention. Read this book and weep for bhrned poor souls.

Burned Alive

Ten years of diabolical manipulation. Not all of her sisters grew up and as one of the older girls she was allowed to live after she was born. When Souad fell pregnant she knew her punishment would likely be death. It certainly would not have provoked calls for his prosecution. Abandonned by words Everything is a constant struggle: Accessibility Links Skip to content.

Why would I waste my time reading a fake memoir? You can get it for a penny plus shipping or if you want you can download it. This was a harrowing book to read! Burned Alive is the story of a year old girl who calls herself Souad, uneducated, beaten and victim of honor killing, from one of the villages in the West Bank region. I was suspicious of it when I read it because the book described things which were, quite frankly, impossible.


The agony of her injuries I can’t even imagine but the betrayal of her family must have hurt just as much inside.

Women that are beaten like this, have no self worth or love so they stay cuz “they deserve it” Our culture doesn’t accept it but where Souad is from, it is still accepted so how can we expect them to have the courage to fight for their bugned. How very harshly and cruelly women are treated by men, even family. A seventeen years old girl who dreams of being wed to serve her husband and most of all, be free. There are still men I am so glad I have read this book. She aliive it in fear of her life.

Even knowing there is a lot of controversy over whether this is a true story or not, due to this author bringing the “all too true” plight of oppressed Muslim women to our attention I give it 5 stars. This was her crime. Your subscription will end shortly.