"All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, has filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But because I am a woman I have never had the courage to lift my hand. And because I am a prostitute, I hid my fear under layers of make-up." --Excerpt
The Fall of the Imam is a novel by Egyptian writer Nawal El Saadawi published in Arabic in 1987. The English translation by the author's husband Sherif Hetata was published in 1988.
Mudhakkirātī fī sijn al-nisāʼ is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.
Memoirs of a woman doctor is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi
A Daughter of Isis is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.