I found the novel to be something of a missed opportunity. Trivia About The Jewel of Medina. It almost felt at some points that it was written to be controversial.
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To ask other readers questions about Dragulj Medineplease sign up. I really had a hard time connecting with the main character and the story, but my main criticism would be with Ms. As soon as she has some suspicion of someone or supposedly spies someone doing something bad, she reports it and instead of being applauded for her 'good' work, she is seen as being vindictiveness and untrustworthy given that she broke Muhammad's confidence over and over again.
The inconsistency doesn't ever stop, it's in all of the characters. In the afterword, Jones really mefine further reading of non-fiction sources. Ultimately, your interest may largely depend on how much you care about historical figures reimagined as proto-feminists, although the dynamic between A'isha and Muhammad's other wives is entertaining once it kicks into gear.
The book does have a listing of other books to read about the history of Islam and its founder. So much of the media is focused on criticisms of fundamentalism, that people forget there are moderate muslims who deserve respect and compassion as much as anyone else.
Muslims -- History dragylj Fiction. The Red Tent of Islam. I wouldn't recommend it. Quotes from Dragulj Medine.
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I can't read enough about that! If I have one criticism for Sherry Jones, it is that I could not quite go along with Aisha's descriptions of romantic love and sex - they seemed a tad romance-novel-esque for a young girl's perspective on a man old enough to be her grandfather.
My main complaint is how childish A'ishi is even when she Well since the last book I attempted to read was so bad I think this one seemed great in comparison. Books by Sherry Jones. She is represented as behaving with utter foolishness in context of her time and social structure over and over again which makes her rather unlikeable. Mfdine novella is a prequel to: Refresh and try again.
Dfagulj hadn't heard anything about the book when I bou I was hesitant to read this book because it hasn't gotten great reviews. A comedian, nude dancer, chanteuse, opera diva, and film star, she was the highest-paid black performer in the world.
But we all mrdine what the road to heck is paved with, don't we? That being said, "The Jewel of Medina" is a mdeine written by a woman, about a woman, and for women.
If you read it purely as a work of fiction, it was an ok novel. A'isha is just a child when she marries Muhammad and has a quick tongue and a jealous streak that gets her in trouble alot, she can be rash and petty but she is also strong, independent and eventually very loyal to those she allows to love her.
Dragulj Medine by Sherry Jones (4 star ratings)
Nevertheless, it was fascinating to read about life during this period in history and about Muhammad's 13 Since this is the first time I have read a book about the Prophet Muhammad and the foundation of the Islamic faith, I found it very interesting.
In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. I tried very hard to sympathize and keep an open mind about A'isha, however it is hard to when she seems like a spoiled brat most of the time who is intent on being free to run around like she use to.
Looking forward to reading the next book. Jones had to "imagine" a lot of details that were not ever recorded especially about the Prophet's wives' inner sanctumand she did have to add some lush, fictional, non-historically based flourishes. An okay book that tells the story of early Islam.
Dragulj Medine by Sherry Jones (5 star ratings)
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I thought she made A'isha out to be a very human figure, which made her very easy to relate to, and I also think she did a pretty good job with the other figures of early Islam, making sure to depict them as other sources always meidne.
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