The Jewel of Medina is a historical novel by Sherry Jones. It was scheduled for publication by Random House in , but subsequently cancelled; it was. La Joya de Medina (Bolsillo Zeta Edicion Limitada) by Sherry Jones at AbeBooks – ISBN – ISBN – Ediciones B – La joya de Medina: la apasionante y polĂ©mica historia de Aisha, la esposa favorita de Mahoma by Sherry Jones at – ISBN .

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I wasn’t sure what it would deliver. Jadi bagaimana bisa itu disebut sebagai true love? Extensively researched, The Jewel of Medina evokes the beauty and harsh realities of life in an age long past.

Jones menulisnya sebagai He was Muhammad’s advisor and friend, but no friend to women.

The Jewel of Medina by Sherry Jones

Similes abound and are so heavy that they sometimes illicit an unintended chuckle: Writing in his blog for The New York TimesStanley Fish disagreed with the characterization of the controversy as “censorship”, arguing that “Random House is free to publish or decline to publish whatever it likes, and its decision to do either has nothing whatsoever to do with the Western tradition of free speech or any other high-sounding abstraction.

But joa fact that someone, somewhere, is willing to run the risk of not letting the threat of violence inhibit free expression is tremendously comforting. I doubt she read about him either from the Sheits’ or the Sunnis’ point of view. jonfs

But I guess seasoned readers would know better than to fall into that trap I had some death threats. After hearing all the hype surrounding this book, I was expecting a tome filled with controversy. Jones became the center of a national controversy in the summer of after Random House cancelled publication of her historical novel, The Jewel of Medina about Aisha, a wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Contohnya khata adalah jika ada seorang laki-laki karena dia emdina ingin pipis, begitu melihat ada toilet, dia langsung masuk aza.


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Better yet, go buy a copy of The Thorn Birds. Available for download now. I’ll leave it at that. Elnaggar criticizes the book for its inaccurate portrayal of pre-Islamic Arab culture including non-Arabic customs such as bowing and purdahand suggests that Jones was influenced by “the idea of the exotic and mystical Orient.

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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.

Jul 01, Robin Levin rated it it was amazing. Jan 04, S. English Choose a language for shopping. Check date values in: May 20, Manny marked it as to-read Shelves: By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Ketika pembelaan dari Allah turun, sejak itu pula sikap kaum muslim pada Aisyah kembali seperti sediakala.

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It is obvious that the journalist-writer did not do her homework. Ali, related to Muhammad in three ways — cousin, foster-son and son-in-law — yet bitterly jealous of his love for me. This shelf will help me keep track of books that I don’t want to read, so that in the future I don’t pick them up by mistake.

The New York Times. In the interview at the end of the book, she talks about her “huge regard meeina respect for the Muslim faith”, but it doesn’t come through in the novel at all.

The author and Ballantine subsequently agreed to terminate the agreement, with the understanding that the author would be free medinaa publish elsewhere, if she so chose.

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According to the author, several sequels to the book are in the works. May 08, Amy Logan rated it it was amazing. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Maybe that’s why those men were shouting.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I had started reading it months ago and put it down because I was bored to tears but my obsessive compulsive behavior made me pick it back up and finish it.

Tapi sejak bab-bab awal pun, saya tahu bahwa saya tidak akan sepenuhnya berhasil. Definitely worth reading in our modern world threatened by Islamic extremists and for anyone interested in one of the human stori The beginning of the religion of Islam as told from the point of view of one of Mohammad’s wives.

At once a love story, a history lesson, and a coming-of-age tale, it introduces readers to the turmoil that surrounded the birth of the Islamic faith through the eyes of an unforgettable heroine.

Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Setelah dia memeluk Islam, dia bahkan menangis tiap hari menyesali perbuatannya terdahulu.

Bahkan beliau diperlakukan hormat, bahkan Ali sendiri yang menjenguk dan melayani Aisyah. Yah, gimanapun TJoM adalah buku yang menyadarkan saya kembali bahwa betapa saya masih miskin akan pengetahuan saya mengenai sosok Nabi Joyw.

Similarly, Jane Garrett, an editor at Random House’s Knopf imprint, said in an email that Spellberg had told her by phone that she thought the novel should be withdrawn due to “a very real possibility of major danger for the building and staff and widespread violence.

However, The Prophet is one of the greatest names in history.