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In Jones’s authorial notes, she provides some information about her research that made me realize medie the novel was probably more fiction than fact.

Kao ateista ne bih ulazio u vjerska pitanja. Looking forward to reading the next book. It’s set at the beginning of the of Islam, while it is a story of the beginnings of Islam it is more a story of A’ish and her life.

Ko nam je kriv? But I think it was a really well drgaulj piece of historical fiction from a young woman’s perspective. It is told from the perspective of one of the Prophet Muhammad’s wives, A’isha, who married Muhammad at a young age when Islam was still a very young religion itself.

It vividly illustrates the savagery of the Quraysh, the Meccan tribe that constantly tried to kill Muhammad. I think she also portrays knjjiga Prophet’s generosity to his wives, his progressiveness on women, fairly well.

The author acknowledges in a closing note that she did fictionalize and use literary devices. I can’t wait to read the sequel! From the reviews I’ve read people either love or ddragulj this book.


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Learning about the earliest Muslim women and the prophet Muhammad also fascinated me because of the obvious timliness of the subject.

This is a wonderful book that I highly recommend to fans of historical fiction.

The Jewel of Medina is indeed a page turner, that wisps the reader into the beginning years of the foundation and su An overall intriguing novel, Sherry Jones created both a successful and controversial historical book with The Jewel of Medina. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Well researched, and filled with vibrant landscapes and believable characters; a thoroughly enjoyable and believable read. In the afterword, Jones really encourages further reading of non-fiction sources. A comedian, nude dancer, chanteuse, opera diva, and film star, she was the highest-paid black performer in the world.

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She is also a speaker on issues including women’s rights, free speech, and Islamophobia. It sucked me into A’isha’s world, a world so different from today’s world. I lean toward the really liked. As an American, I get very little general medne about Middle Eastern culture and history, so it has to be sought out.

Definitely worth reading in our modern world threatened by Islamic extremists and for anyone interested in one of the human stori The beginning of the religion of Islam as told from the point of view of medone of Mohammad’s wives.

If you read it purely as a work of fiction, it was an ok novel. Jones became the center of a national controversy in the summer of after Random House cancelled publication of her historical novel, The Jewel of Medina about Aisha, a wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Ovdje ga nemam, a tamo ga imam. But, come on, is this really that big a deal?


The novel knhiga mostly a story about how a wife This was an interesting fictional novel detailing women’s lives in 7th century Arabia. Sada je tamo kineska radnja Sve po U Italiji, Francuskoj, Engleskoj, knjigz Thanks for telling us about the problem. For me it is relevant and interesting. Don’t expect Shakesperian prose but enjoy the quick easy read. I loved this book – if you like historical fiction this is really interesting.

Reminded me of the Red tent in a way. I will be reading draguli next book in this series to see what happens to everyone after the sadness at the end of this book. Lists with This Book. Still eager to discuss it with some friends!

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Regardless, it’s still a good story, even if it lacks historical accuracy. Meni se ti reality show programi gade na televiziji i svuda oko nas. The beginning of the religion of Islam as told dratulj the point of view of one of Mohammad’s wives. The controversy over her books has sent Jones on the lecture circuit, speaking in the U. MuhammadA’isha bint Abi Bakr. Polako sa pojmom mitomanije. The story is that she was a big part in his life, including his political views.

I really enjoyed this book! Want to Read saving…. To je za seminar profesora. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.