Zana Muhsen (born in Birmingham, England) is a British author known for her book Sold: Story of Modern-day Slavery and its follow-up A Promise to Nadia . Buy Vendidas (Divulgacion Testimonio) by Zana Muhsen, Andrew Crofts (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low Vendidas ( Divulgacion Testimonio) (Spanish) Paperback – 20 Jun . Es excelente el libro. Read Vendidas / Sold book reviews & author details and more at by Zana Muhsen (Author), Andrew Crofts (Author), Betty Mahmoody moderna y su seguimiento una promesa a Nadia Los libros narran las experiencias que ella y su en el matrimonio por su padre, Muthanna Muhsen, un yemení emigrado.

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In the books and in interviews, Muhsen states that she and her sister had been sent to Yemen under the assumption that they were going on holiday to meet the paternal side of their family. There is a sequel apparently, that furthers the story of the young zama. When our teacher told us to read this book one week ago I thought oh god, another boring book.

Andrew Crofts Goodreads Author. This autobiography told by Zana, one of two young teenage sisters from Birmingham, whose father told them he was taking them abroad for a holiday, but instead sold them into marriage and slavery to boys they had never met and who lived in the Yemeni mountains. Fascinating story, but poorly written.

Although it is grim at times, reading about Zana’s story and her courageous fight gives you perspective of what life for other women who have no power over their lives, and where they lead. But despite that there were a lot of moments I felt very bored by the story and I felt that nothing really happens most of the time. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. There is a sequel apparently, that furthers the story of the young women. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Left without spiritual or moral guidance, human beings can become the most degraded of all the creatures on earth.


I agree with Carla that it is not Islam that is the problem. Dad, Dear Dad, convinces the girls to ‘go on vacation to visit family in Yemen’, where, upon their arrival at the relatives village, he sells them outright and returns to the UK or wherever.


Get to Know Us. Jan 19, Camila rated it it was amazing. Their father is Yemeni and mother is from England which means they are dual nationality.

It is a highly emphatic account – vividly describing the harsh world the young women found themselves in, the injustices they were subjected to – their physical and zaan suffering.

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Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. But the holiday soon turned into a terrifying nightmare when they discovered that their father had sold then into arranged marriages. E purtroppo, valutando questo libro oltre a questi parametri, non raggiunge la sufficienza.

Sold by Zana Muhsen.

Sold by Zana Muhsen

It’s not the most well-written piece in the world, but I’ll cut her some slack for being ripped from her native country of England at the young age of 16 and forced to speak another language for 8 years while she was beaten, raped, enslaved, and lied to, and as an added bonus, she got to watch her younger sister go through the same shit in the next town over.

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The girls begged McDonald, and her male photographer, to help them leave the country, and the media coverage provoked an outcry in the UK. I am relieved that the UK has completely overhauled it’s attitude to forced marriages and Zana’s mother would get help and support to get her children out of this situation if it happened now. E purtroppo, valut Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche.

Refresh and try again. Seriously, I have little to no words to describe this book.

Instead she thought the kids were going on vacation in Yemen. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. A Promise to Nadia haven’t read it mushen is said to detail the saga of getting the sister, Nadia, out of Yemen. There is no glossing over the life of this woman, a child sold into marriage in a foreign country, and even when she makes the choice to leave behind her own child—I was able to empathize.

This was an extremely traumatic story, but due to the writing style, I felt somewhat mhhsen from it.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, everyone has hindsight and if we are honest, we can zqna look back on things and wonder why we did them, but they made sense at the time.

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