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A must read for everyone

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-05-19

This is an extremely well researched book that everyone should read. It starts with the less serious lack of considering the differences between men and women's bodies, daily existence and societal expectations and builds to some of the most alarming and dangerous examples.

The writer reads her own work and I think this adds to the performance.

I would really recommend this book and hope that maybe it will have some impact and encourage greater investigation into ways to improve some of these issues.

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An interesting personal account

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-05-19

This is an interesting account of a young woman's experience living in Afghanistan after having married her college sweetheart.

Since this time, Phyllis Chesler has obviously gone on to be an outspoken voice in second wave feminism and worked in women's rights, which was one of the main reason I bought this book.

The issues that I have are largely based on her views on foreign policy and in this sense they appear hyper American as you may expect from the title. Also some of her views regarding relativism, I stand slightly opposed to, but then she addresses her arguements well.

I would recommend this book, and it's certainly interesting, but some parts from a European perspective seem slightly naive.

great story new, narrator again

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-06-16

The story is good as to be expected but I really wish they hadn't changed the narrator. The narrator at the beginning of the series was amazing and really brought all the characters to life. Then they changed him for a second guy who was good but not as good and we get to the seventh book and it's a new narrator again and to make it even more confusing this guy pronounces the names quite differently making it harder to follow the story. I don't think I'm going to buy the eighth book until they bring back one of the other two guys or I'll just read it.

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