The Fall Of The Imam
by Nawal El Saadawi
Translated by Sherif Hetata
Bint Allah knows herself only as the Daughter of God. Born in a stifling male-dominated state, ruled by the Imam and his coterie of ministers, she dreams of one day reaching the top of a distant hill visible through the bars of the orphanage window.
But Bint Allah's ambitions do not escape the attention of the Imam, who never feels secure no matter how well he protects himself. When the Imam falsely accuses Bint Allah of adultery and sentences her to death by stoning, he is not prepared for what happens next.
A postmodern fantasia, this powerful and poetic novel is a call to arms against those who use religion as a weapon against women.
Paperback: 240 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
Published by Saqi Books