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Woman at point zero /

by Saʻdawi, Nawal; Ḥatatah, Sharif; Cooke, Miriam.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Zed Books, 2015Description: xiii, 142 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1783605944; 9781783605941.Uniform titles: Imraʼah ʻinda nuqṭat al-ṣifr. English.Subject(s): Women -- Egypt -- Fiction | Women prisoners -- Egypt -- Fiction | Prostitutes -- Egypt -- Fiction | Egypt -- Social conditions -- FictionSummary: "Nawal El Saadawi's highly acclaimed feminist novel, Woman at Point Zero, follows the life of Firdaus, an Egyptian peasant girl, from her childhood of incomprehensible cruelty and neglect to her end in a grimy Cairo prison cell. From her earliest memories, Firdaus suffered at the hands of men--first her abusive father, then her violent, much older husband, to finally her deceitful boyfriend-turned-pimp. After a lifetime of abuse, she at last takes drastic action against the males ruling her life. Still as beautiful and cutting as it was when it was first published, this new edition will continue to resonate powerfully with readers for years to come" -- List(s) this item appears in: Gender - Women
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First published in English in 1983

"Nawal El Saadawi's highly acclaimed feminist novel, Woman at Point Zero, follows the life of Firdaus, an Egyptian peasant girl, from her childhood of incomprehensible cruelty and neglect to her end in a grimy Cairo prison cell. From her earliest memories, Firdaus suffered at the hands of men--first her abusive father, then her violent, much older husband, to finally her deceitful boyfriend-turned-pimp. After a lifetime of abuse, she at last takes drastic action against the males ruling her life. Still as beautiful and cutting as it was when it was first published, this new edition will continue to resonate powerfully with readers for years to come" --

Translated from the Arabic

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