Girls of Riyadh
3 journalers for this copy...
From my favorite charity today.
Journal Entry 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Tuesday, December 14, 2010
To a new home where they are wished for.
Journal Entry 3
Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Thank you very much, dotdot! I've been wanting to read this for ages.
Journal Entry 4
Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Sunday, July 08, 2018
Oh dear, I really wanted to like this, but... I was expecting an insightful look behind the veils, learn a bit more about Saudi culture and society, see some stereotypes shattered. Instead I got a load of naive and superficial talk about regional and sexual stereotyping, and badly written (or translated) to boot. The introductions at the beginning of each chapter didn't add anything and neither did the countless footnotes, which mostly felt like overexplaining (other readers too, I'm sure, have heard about Ramadan). I understand, of course, why the book was sensored in Saudi Arabia. What I don't understand are the numerous positive reviews it has garnered in, at least, the British media.
Journal Entry 5
Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Thursday, August 02, 2018
Released 1 yr ago (8/2/2018 UTC) at Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland
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On its way to the winner of the Global Sweepstakes.
Journal Entry 6
Edmonton, Alberta Canada on Saturday, August 25, 2018
Arrived yesterday. Thank you!