❰Reading❯ ➶ Women on a Journey: Between Baghdad and London Author Haifa Zangana – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Exiled displaced tortured and grieving each of the five Irai women whose lives and losses come to us through Haifa Zangana's skillfully wrought novel is searching in her own way for peace with a past Exiled displaced tortured a Journey: Kindle Õ and grieving each of the five Irai women whose lives Women on Epub / and losses come to us through Haifa Zangana's skillfully wrought novel is searching in on a Journey: PDF/EPUB Ã her own way for peace with a past that continually threatens to swallow up on a Journey: Between Baghdad Kindle - the present Majda the widow of a former Ba'ath party official who was killed by the government he served Adiba a political dissident tortured under Saddam Hussein's regime Um Mohammed a Kurdish refugee who fled her home for political asylum Ibal a divorced mother whose family in Ira is suffering the effects of Western economic sanctions And Sahira the wife of a Communist politician struggling with his disillusionment and her own isolation Bound to one another by a common Irai identity and a common location in s London these women come together across differences in politics ethnic and class background age and on a Journey: Between Baghdad Kindle - even language In narrating the friendship that develops among them Zangana captures their warmth and humor as well as their sadness their feelings of despair along with their search for hope their sense of uprootedness and their yearnings for home Weaving between the women's memories of Ira nostalgic and nightmarish and their lives as exiles in London Zangana's novel gives voice to the richness and complexity of Irai women's experiences Through their stories the novel represents a powerful critiue of the violence done to ordinary people by those who hold power both in Ira and in the West.
- 237 pages
- Women on a Journey: Between Baghdad and London
- Haifa Zangana
- 12 May 2015 Haifa Zangana