: The Princess Trilogy: Boxed Set (Princess; Princess Sultana’s Daughters; Princess Sultana’s Circle) (): Jean Sasson: Books. Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia, Princess Sultana’s Daughters, Princess Sultana’s Circle (Princess Trilogy), Princess, Mo. The Complete Princess Trilogy has ratings and 41 reviews. Jean Sasson has garnered an audience with a Saudi Princess, who shares her life. This alone .

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The Princess’ nephew brings a young girl he bought, so the girl can be raped by he and all of his cousins while on a ‘camping trip’ with the entire family.

She traveled extensively, visiting 66 countries over the course of 30 years. You have never read a story like the story of Sultana, and you will never forget her or her Muslim sisters. When Mayada Al-Askari was assigned to be Jean Sasson’s translator induring a trip to Baghdadshe could never have imagined where her friendship with this prominent Iraqi woman would take her.

And I do mean endure. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. It’s amazing to me to see the blend of extreme wealth and total repression these women endure.

In cell 52, Myada was imprisoned with 17 other “shadow women” whose lives had similarly been interrupted with false allegations and hardships. Description of content and themes of the Princess Trilogy. Archived from the original on July 13, The New York Times. The first book in this nonfiction trilogy describes the true life of Princess Sultana, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a “gilded cage” with no freedom and no control over her own life.

Read the first couldn’t put it down so good. A must to read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The most notable of these friendships was between Sasson and “Princess Sultana”, the princess about whose life The Princess Trilogy tells. Though I was relieved that she finally spoke openly about her feelings with the men in her family, I am left with a feeling that s I enjoyed learning things about a culture that I knew little about.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Want to Read saving…. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat During their time in the Middle East, the Sassons made many friends, including members of the royal Al-Saud family, who visited the hospital. See all reviews.

Similar behavior by Muslim men, however is ignored. As a non-believing, evolved Western woman, I was appalled at the many stories of female oppression recounted in all 3 books, and the powerlessness of women in the Middle East to this day.

It just seems that in that area it is more difficult to persecute them. It gives Muslim countries a black eye. Though certin things were uncalled for i still think of her as my roll model! We are empowered as women in our society, that I can’t believe this goes on in current times. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As second-generation members of the royal family who have benefited from Saudi oil wealth, Maha and Amani are surrounded by untold opulence and luxury from the day they were born and which they take for granted.

This first book in the nonfiction trilogy describes the true life of Princess Sultana, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a “gilded cage” with no freedom and no control ove For the first time, the international bestselling PRINCESS books are available in a boxed set.

The Complete Princess Trilogy

Aug 07, Gail Gragnani rated it really liked it. Jean Sasson’s official website is: It will be available as a hard-cover and all e-books formats including Kindle in the US and UK, and published in many other countries worldwide.

Ina lawsuit was brought against the author of the book alleging plagiarism. The trilogy is a selection for my book club, or I may not have chosen it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Battles are not won by merely speaking of them hoping someone will change your situation for you.


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It was an eye opener knowing that with todays society that there are still countries that still don’t allow women to have their freedom and easson they are still considered property by their husbands, father and any male that is part of the family. This Princess resolved, upon seeing the restrictions trilogyy women tighten, rather than loosen, that she would take an unprecedented and dangerous action: Books by Jean Sasson. Now Sultana complains a lot about how bad her life is, and i understand the whole living in Saudi thing, but as far as her life, she has nothing to complain about and it makes me sick how she thinks its so bad.

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The story details how both families were affected by devastating tragedy and adversity, as well as sassson they overcame it. Slavery- In this book she tells of seeing trulogy dozen women kept by a relative as sex slaves. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. All woman’s rights advocates and middle eastern bound travelers should read this. There has been some controversy regarding works of this author, though ultimately the plagiarism suit filed by, Friederike Pgincess Adsani, was dismissed in court by Southern District Judge Denise Cote in I live in the Gulf region basically the Middle East to most and this book does not endear me at all to the royal women of the region.