The things I would tell you : British Muslim women write

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Full title: The things I would tell you : British Muslim women write / edited by Sabrina Mahfouz.
Alternative titles: British Muslim women write
Other authors: Mahfouz, Sabrina, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Physical Description: 252 pages ; 22 cm
Summary: From established literary heavyweights to emerging spoken word artists, the writers in this ground-breaking collection blow away the narrow image of the 'Muslim Woman'. Hear from users of Islamic Tinder, a disenchanted Maulana working as a TV chat show host and a plastic surgeon blackmailed by MI6. Follow the career of an actress with Middle-Eastern heritage whose dreams of playing a ghostbuster spiral into repeat castings as a jihadi bride. Among stories of honour killings and ill-fated love in besieged locations, we also find heart-warming connections and powerful challenges to the status quo. From Algiers to Brighton, these stories transcend time and place revealing just how varied the search for belonging can be.