Pillars of Salt: A Novel

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Interlink Books, 1997 - Fiction - 230 pages
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This series is designed to bring to North American readers the once-unheard voices of writers who have achieved wide acclaim at home, but are not recognized beyond the borders of their native lands. With special emphasis on women writers, Interlink's Emerging Voices series publishes the best of the world's contemporary literature in translation or original English.

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User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

Maha's story was quite interesting and the Storyteller's interpretation of the events provided an interesting twist to the story. While Um Saad's story was also intriguing, I didn't see the connection ... Read full review

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User Review  - Taylor - Goodreads

Pillars of Salt by Fadia Faqir shows how prominent patriarchy is in Muslim societies. In the book two women, Um Saad and Maha, are both put in a British mental hospital during the British mandate ... Read full review

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