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Women in Translation Book Club: Woman at Point Zero

Monday, Feb 18 2019
19:00 - 20:30
Book Club
location: Lighthouse

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Based on Nawaal El-Saadawi’s meetings with a female prison inmate in Egypt, the protagonist Firdaus tells the reader her life story as she awaits execution for murder. Fierce and powerful, this is a tale of rebellion, manipulation, and patriarchy, discussing the oppression of women and FGM.

This is a classic feminist text by one of the Arab World’s foremost activists.

The reading group provides a free, friendly and gentle environment in which opinions are shared and new appreciations can be discovered. There is wine, curious minds and relaxed conversation. Come and join our warm bookish group – all are welcome.


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