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Better yet, go buy a copy of The Drqgulj Birds. Jones portrays A’isha as a high spirited and willful child who feels stifled by the restrictions that her community has placed on women.

Sherry Jones plummeted down this trap. It provided a background that while draulj, was somewhat predictable and before getting too far into the book I could almost predict the outcome.

Marriages were not done for love but for dynast This is a story about a young girl named A’isha. I wasn’t sure what it would deliver. A comedian, nude dancer, chanteuse, opera diva, and film star, she was the highest-paid black performer in the world. It humanizes religious characters of whom we cannot hope to have real insight.

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Dragulj Medine by Sherry Jones (3 star ratings)

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In a way, this depiction made Muhammad look manipulative and crafty.

I was personally impressed with her inclusion of the plight of the Tent People and the time she took to allow A’isha to grow-up. I’m sure there was artistic license, but I believed it was Aisha’s voice while I was reading, and what more can you want from a story than that? I’ll admit it got better and I wanted to get to the ending but it didn’t teach me much. Das Tanzen und Musizieren der Haremsfrauen im Garten. The publishing world was in an uproar. The inconsistency doesn’t ever stop, it’s in all of the characters.

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I’m sure that wasn’t the case in reality, at least I hope not. As the novel progresses, A’isha matures and becomes a caring, loving wife to Muhammad, learning to harness her spirit to serve her husband and her community.


Don’t look to this book to tell you a lot about Islam, Muhammad, or the ancient Middle East. There’s a lot of jealousy and bad feelings in this book. For instance, Aisha, who was born in and is the protagonist of the story, lost her virginity to Muhammad when she was 9 or 10 year Usually I like books of historical fiction, but this isn’t the case.

Story of one of Mohammed’s wives as told from her point of view. It is fast paced, complex, emotional and even lighthearted as Muhammad, A’isha and Ali each evolve into powerful leaders for their faith. Want to Read saving…. He’s more of a man who is using his God as an excuse to marry more and prettier women than a religious leader here.

If I have one criticism for Sherry Jones, it is that I could not quite go along with Aisha’s descriptions of romantic love and sex – they seemed a tad romance-novel-esque for a young girl’s perspective on a man old enough to medibe her grandfather. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Refresh and try again. She is also a speaker on issues including women’s rights, free speech, and Islamophobia. Really likeable characters — felt like it was respectful to those who believe in Mohommed and Islam as a faith.

I appreciate her effort, and I now know words that I didn’t know before, but since it was written entirely in English, medjne an American dragulm, I just didn’t see the point in saying “sahab” instead of “friend”.

Lists What are lists? I’ll leave it at that. Comparing it to a religious history where every aspect is hold sacred would of course turn this book into a sacrilege, and would result in nothing but offense. It’s been said that she was the most favored of all the wives of the prophet Mohammed. The respectful way Sherry Jones speaks of the beginning of Islam and women’s role in it, is anything but controversial in my opinion. However, the execution by Jones was less than thrilling.


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It’s a bit breathless and there are quite a few fictionalized additions used to pad the narrative, since there is a great deal that is not known about Muhammad’s youngest wife. His best wife, A’isha, meine childish and annoying at medije, but he did marry her when she was nine, so that’s probably to be expected. Sherry Jones is an American journalist and internationally best selling author of the controversial “The Jewel of Medina” and other historical fiction novels about women’s power.

Muslims — History — Fiction. Jones’ portrayal of A’isha, the favored and youngest bride of Muhammad, is both empathetic and revealing about the condition of being a woman during the time of the prophet.

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I wish the characters had been more rounded, a bit more description about the clothing, way of life and the surroundings. The story was told through the eyes of his third and youngest wife, A’isha, who was medime 6 years old when she was betrothed to Muhammad and 9 years old when she married him he was 50 at the time.

While fiction, it was insightful, and poignant. It is easy to read and entertaining to an extent, but it lacks plot and direction, and is often too simplistic in its mini-plot resolutions. Beginning with an unusually early purdah forced segregation from the opposite sexA’isha discovers that life as Muhammad’s favored wife will not be an easy task. It has been published in a number of countries, as well, and was also a best-seller in Serbia.

Jones never seems to reconcile exactly how she wants to paint the Prophet Muhammad. Nevertheless, it was fascinating to read about life during this period in history and about Muhammad’s 13 wives.