Books by Fadia Faqir

THE CRY OF THE DOVE by Fadia Faqir
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The wretched subjugation of Muslim women overshadows the immigrant adventure story."
Pregnant, unmarried and sentenced to death by her family, a young Arab woman eventually escapes from the Middle East and starts over in England. It's not easy. Read full book review >
PILLARS OF SALT by Fadia Faqir
Released: May 9, 1997

"The Storyteller,'' who relates them to us in a dazzling and often very moving display of narrative art."
Pillars Of Salt ($29.95; paper $12.95; May 9, 1997; 256 pp.; 1-56656-220-1; paper 1-56656-253-8): This skillfully constructed novel, the second from an acclaimed Jordanian writer, portrays the vulnerability of women in an embattled traditional culture through the stories exchanged by two patients in a mental hospital. Read full book review >