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The Sewing Circles of Herat

A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

by Christina Lamb

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7277293M
ISBN 100060505273
ISBN 109780060505271

The Golden Needle Sewing School was an underground school for women in Herat, Afghanistan, during the rule of the e women were not allowed to be educated under the strict interpretation of Islamic law introduced by the Taliban, women writers belonging to the Herat Literary Circle set up a group called the Sewing Circles of Herat, which founded the Golden Needle Sewing .   Since the publication of her book, "The Sewing Circles of Herat" in early , Lamb has won international praise and recognition as a leading author on life under the Taliban.


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Among them, the brave women writers of Herat who risked their lives to carry on a literary tradition under the guise of sewing circles; the princess whose palace was surrounded by tanks on the eve of her wedding; the artist who painted out all the people in his works to prevent them from being destroyed by the Taliban; and Khalil Ahmed Hassani, a former Taliban torturer /5(33).

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Christina Lamb, is a bestselling author and one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents. Has won Correspondent of the Year five times. Has written seven books including the bestselling I Am Malala with Malala Yousafzai, named Nonfiction Book of the Year in the British Book Awards; The Africa House; and Small Wars Permitting.

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Book awards. John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, Finalist (The Africa House) Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, Finalist (The Sewing Circles of Herat) Specsavers National Book Awards, Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year (I Am Malala) Goodreads Choice Awards, Best Memoir & Autobiography (I Am Malala)Children: Lourenço.

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