Girls of Riyadh

By Rajaa Alsanea; Rajaa Alsanea (Translator); Marilyn Booth (Translator)
(Penguin Audio, Compact Disc, 9780143142140, 9pp.)

Publication Date: July 5, 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover

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A bold new voice from Saudi Arabia spins a fascinating Scheherazade-like tale of four young women attempting to navigate the narrow straits between love, desire, fulfillment, and Islamic tradition-for the first time, the hidden world of today's upper-class Saudi women is revealed by an insider.

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  1. Gamrah's mother believes that "woman is to man as butter is to sun." Do all the men in this novel have a corrupting influence on the women who love them?

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