eBook The Sword of Medina: A Novel download
by Sherry Jones
Author: Sherry Jones
Publisher: Beaufort Books; 1 edition (October 15, 2009)
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The Jewel of Medina is a historical novel by Sherry Jones that recounts the life of Aisha, one of Muhammad's wives, from the age of six, when she was betrothed to Muhammad, to his death.
The Jewel of Medina is a historical novel by Sherry Jones that recounts the life of Aisha, one of Muhammad's wives, from the age of six, when she was betrothed to Muhammad, to his death. Although the novel was originally scheduled for release in 2008, the publication run was canceled by Random House due to concerns about possibly inflammatory content. Domestic and international publication rights were subsequently picked up by other publishing houses.
The Sword of Medina is a work of fiction. All characters, with the exception of well-known historical figures herein, and all dialogue, are products of the author’s imagination.
Since the publication of her controversial first novel, The Jewel of Medina, Sherry Jones has spoken to audiences around the world on censorship, freedom of speech and the many issues around fictionalizing the lives of historical figures. The Sword of Medina is her second novel.
The Jewel of Medina is a work of fiction. COVER IMAGE: The Queen of the Harem (oil on canvas) by Max Ferdinand Bredt (1868–1921) used with permission of the Bridgeman Art Library. MAP: Kat Bennett, 360Geographics.
Sherry Jones' historical novel, "The Jewel of Medina," was killed by Random House over vague warnings of a Muslim . But that was in 2008.
Sherry Jones' historical novel, "The Jewel of Medina," was killed by Random House over vague warnings of a Muslim backlash. Her . ire by extremists.
The Sword of Medina book. Sherry Jones is an American journalist and internationally best selling author of the controversial "The Jewel of Medina" and other historical fiction novels about women's power. She is also a speaker on issues including women's rights, free speech, and Islamophobia. Her forthcoming novel, JOSEPHI Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.
Book in the Medina Series). Before dying, Muhammad left his jeweled sword, al-Ma'thur, to A'isha, telling her to use it in the jihad to come
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Like everyone else in the umma, each of us had an opinion that all the arguments in Hijaz wouldn’t change. And the cunning of a fox, Raihana scoffed. Habibati, no man gives jewelry like that unless he wants something in return. Or unless he has already procured what he desires, Maymunah said with a sly, sidewise glance. Saffiya opened her mouth to protest, but Umm Salama cut her off. It is not necessary to be unkind, she said calmly. Uthman is a man of honor.
And, sword fighting requires the kind of skill that comes only from a life-time of training and fighting. The fight scene was simply preposterous. The Jewel of Medina" disapointed me because its protagonist spent most of the book being either annoying or vicimized-oftem both at once! I'm all for femminist leanings in historical women, because I don't think resisting oppression is anything new. But A'isha never really rang true to me as a woman of the seventh centruy.
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