Sex and Lies

Sex and Lies

Islam
Paperback Published on: 16/03/2023
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Sex and Lies
Powerful
An eye-opening and disturbing series of interviews with Moroccan women who have been denied sexual freedoms. These are powerful voices in the battle agains... READ MORE
Chris Bedford

Synopsis

In these essays, Leila Slimani gives voice to young Moroccan women who are grappling with a conservative Arab culture that at once condemns and commodifies sex.

In a country where the law punishes and outlaws all forms of sex outside marriage, as well as homosexuality and prostitution, women have only two options for their sexual identities: virgin or wife.

Sex and Lies is an essential confrontation with Morocco's intimate demons and a vibrant appeal for the universal freedom to be, to love and to desire.

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571377763
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Weight: 2540g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 10 mm

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