The Jewel of Medina

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Gibson Square Books, Limited, 2008 - 432 pages
24 Reviews
The once feared historical novel about the spellbinding love story between Mohammed and his favourite bride, Aisha. Growing up in a world where women have few rights of their own, she employs her wit, her courage and her sword to control her destiny. Exploring courtship, marriage, politics and faith in a remarkable time, Sherry Jones illuminates an unforgettable heroine who overcame great obstacles to reach her potential as a woman and leader.

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... the ending is not bad. - Goodreads
My. God. The writing is just abysmal. - Goodreads
It's a page turner, but not outstanding. - Book Verdict
Seriously, some of the worst writing I've ever read. - Goodreads

Review: The Jewel of Medina (Medina #1)

User Review  - Kim Miller-Davis - Goodreads

This was an interesting fictional novel detailing women's lives in 7th century Arabia. It is told from the perspective of one of the Prophet Muhammad's wives, A'isha, who married Muhammad at a young ... Read full review

Review: The Jewel of Medina (Medina #1)

User Review  - Paitsgreekgirl - Goodreads

Since I love historical fiction I thought this book would help me understand Islam and the Muslim faith. I had started reading it months ago and put it down because I was bored to tears but my ... Read full review

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