The Jewel of Medina

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Gibson Square Books, Limited, 2008 - 432 pages
23 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  - 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

Review: The Jewel of Medina (Medina #1)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

this book was really disappointing. To begin with, Allah has never been referred to as al-Lah, and after all the sources referred to in the writing of this book (at least the number that are listed in ... Read full review

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