In the shadow of Islam
Isabelle Eberhardt has emerged from the shadows to become a cult figure and an icon of the women's movement. Here is the first paperback edition of her travel journal cited by Paul Bowles as "a valuable work".
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VioletBramble - LibraryThing
Isabelle Eberhardt was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1877. She was the illegitimate daughter of a Swiss aristocrat. For most of her life she dressed as a boy/ young man because it gave her more ... Read full review
IN THE SHADOW OF ISLAMUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A European woman who assumed the persona of a young male Tunisian student describes her remarkable journey into the Sahara in colorful and textured, albeit romanticized, vignettes. In 1897, Isabelle ... Read full review