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Leilas Secret In Fundamentalist Iran, New Life Sometimes Means Certain Death When Leila Comes To See Doctor Karimi, Both Are In Danger Born In A Slum To A Muslim Father And A Jewish Mother, Kooshyar Karimi Has Transformed Himself Into A Successful Doctor, An Award Winning Writer, And An Adoring Father His Could Be A Comfortable Life But His Conscience Won T Permit It He Is Incapable Of Turning Away The Unmarried Women Who Beg Him To Save Their Lives By Ending The Pregnancies That, If Discovered, Would See Them Stoned To Death One Of Those Women Is Year Old Leila Beautiful, Intelligent, Passionate, She Yearns To Go To University But Her Strictly Traditional Family Forbids It Returning Home From The Library One Day Among The Few Trips She S Allowed Out Of The House She Meets A Handsome Shopkeeper, And Her Fate Is Sealed Kooshyar Has Rescued Countless Women, But Leila Seeks His Help For A Different Reason, One That Will Haunt Him For Years Afterwards And Inspire An Impossible Quest From Faraway Australia Spellbinding And Heartbreaking Leila S Secret Shows Us Everyday Life For Women In A Country Where It Can Be A Crime To Fall In Love But For All Its Tragedy, This Unforgettable Book Is Paradoxically Uplifting, Told From The Heart Of Kooshyar S Immense Sympathy, In The Hope That Each Of Us And The Stories We Tell Can Make A Difference

About the Author: Kooshyar Karimi

Kooshyar Karimi was born in 1968 in the slums of Tehran, Iran, to a family living in abject poverty His mother, Homa, was an orphaned Jew who married out of desperation to Khalil, his Moslim father, a bus driver with three wives and six other children to feed At the age of six, Kooshyar was compelled to work in order to contribute to the paltry income of his family He was only eleven years old

10 thoughts on “Leilas Secret

  1. says:

    When I first started reading this book I thought it was a work of fiction albeit based on factual details about Iranian society It wasn t until I researched the author a little further that I realised it was in fact a memoir

  2. says:

    Beautifully written, despite my initial misgivings about the book s cover yet another dramatically veiled woman, because hey, that sells well in the West Dr Karimi and Leila s story is one that needs to be heard ContextNote, however,

  3. says:

    This book gets better and intense as you read on It really opened my mind to other cultures in this world Was a great read and I finished the last half of the book in a day because I couldn t put it down.

  4. says:

    An absolutely amazing story that had me in tears An excellent non fiction read that has really made me appreciate living in Australia.

  5. says:

    Mi piaciuto un sacco, una storia vera anche se l argomento piuttosto inflazionato raccontata con tatto e precisione, con sentimento e coraggio Nessuna retorica e pochi giudizi morali, come d altronde mi aspetto che sia.

  6. says:

    This book was a page turner and very hard to put down The reader is drawn into the lives of the doctor and the young woman Leila We are made aware of the complex and unfair system that chain women to a life that most do not want, with no voice to say no, I want , I want

  7. says:

    Lies, lies and LIES I ve got to say I as a muslim was offended by this book I was very interested in this book just to see how this poor girl suffered and all the other girls as well but I noticed that the writer s message was much bigger than that All he wanted to do was to sh

  8. says:

    Leila s Secret is an alarming and enlightening read It is a difficult story to face at times, as the reader confronts the perilous existence of an Iranian doctor who secretly performs illegal abortions and one of his patients, a young woman who falls for a man on her brief excursions out

  9. says:

    When I selected this book, I thought it was a work of fiction This book tells of the life of the author who was a doctor whilst living in Iran It is written like a work of fiction with alternating chapters of the Doctor and Leila It was terrifying and heartbreaking.

  10. says:

    Islamski fundamentalizm, trudna sytuacja kobiet w Iranie Wiele ju na ten temat s ysza am i czyta am, ale mimo to przedstawione w ksi ce historie g boko mnie poruszy y, a nawet przerazi y Opis ukamieniowania, ca kowita zale no kobiety od m czyzny nie tylko ony od m a, ale tak e siostry od brata , brak jaki

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