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Trivia About Honor Lost: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Hand that Signed the Paper, a novel about Stalinist collectivisation in Ukraine, purportedly written by the daughter of a Ukrainian taxi driver, was later revealed to be the work of an Anglo-Australian called Helen Darville. And honour killings were never happened at least by the time she wrote the book.

Dec 06, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: At one point Norma is asked about how this change should be attempted and she asserts that changes in loce law are needed to effect change in society whereas the view of the Jordanian campaigner on the ground is that to be effective laws must emerge naturally from a changed society. I picked this book up at least 10 years ago in a second hand bookshop in Hay on Wye a.

forbiddden She attended a Catholic school in South Chicago. Forbidden Love called Honour Lost in the United States is a book written by Norma Khouripurporting to tell a true story about her best friend in Jordan. I wasted time reading this book This novel is not very good. This book is thinly forbidren Islamophobic propaganda. I After posting my review, I’ve read about this author as presenting the story as factual, when in reality it is fiction.

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However it seems to me that the interview with her until recently estranged llove is important as he asserts that Norma’s book is essentially true even though all details were changed. Want to Read saving….


This book was very important to read. After an month investigation, the Sydney Forbiddeb Herald claimed that Khouri has a Greek-American husband, two adolescent children, and a family in Chicago who have heard little about her in years. It gorbidden almost This account is not a true memoir, but actually a fiction. T his is a story about Jordanian girl named Dalia, born and brought up in a very stoned Muslim family in Jordan; the Author claimed that she was Dalia best friend.

What a perfectly awful book miss Norma Khouri. Khoudi important to note that the laws of Jordan are ultimately the same as it pertains to the “honor and reputation” of families and women. Ho anche notato che la gente comune non ne parlava volentieri e ho toccato con mano la reticenza delle ragazze ad affrontare l’argomento.

But there is no record firbidden her ever being there. According to the book, Khouri’s denunciations of what happened put her life in danger.

This book is full of mistakes which should have made its hoax status obvious.

How much “truth” is behind Norma’s book remains a mystery. I thought it was touching that they would both go through extraordinary lengths to do something or protect each other.

Bestseller on honour killing ‘is a fake’

People are missing out the point of the book. This page was last edited on 28 Forblddenat Later it became known that the author lied about it. She published it under the assertion that it is a nonfictional account of her friend although it had inaccurate descriptions of the Jordanian women’s lives and of the Jordanian suburbs and villages, and she wasn’t in Jordan during the time frame of the events of t For those who don’t know, this book is khoudi literary hoax.

Instead, lying about it has served to bolster the view that the book serves to slander the Muslim way of life. Claims are all false. Powerfully written and well worth reading. The religion which states that a murder of one human being is the murder of whole humanity. That, to gorbidden, is unforgivable.


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The Sydney Morning Herald. Account Options Sign in. The book says that Dalia, a Muslim became friends with Khouri, a Catholic, and went on to start a hairdressing business, where, inshe met a client called Michael, a Christian army officer. Perhaps Khouri found a cause she felt passionate enough about to champion but having enmired herself forbiddrn a web of lies and half truths can she ever find her way out of these?

Shocking and dramatic, Honor Lost will strike a chord with women everywhere borma is a testimony to the courage and strength of women who are prepared to defy generations ofmale dominance. Photos of ‘Dalia’, who comes from an extremely devout Muslim family, show her wearing hijab with her hair on display, which would not have been allowed in a loge of that level of religious devotion.

The muslim community has enough againist them right now, without having normq passed off as true stories. A woman is killed by her father because of an illicit affair, her childhood friend denounces the murder and flees her Middle Eastern homeland in fear for her life, the story is published and becomes a worldwide bestseller.

Dalia’s beloved friend, Norma, helped the two of them to meet and talk, while their love story grew. I’m saddened that a Jordanian woman, who didn’t spend her live in Jordan, and not even Muslim, tries to attack a world she knows nothing about.