Shereen Malherbe

The wandering novelist


March 2017

Another Update! & Vote

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So I’ve mostly been away from blogging due to my second-year retakes which I couldn’t balance with blogging and extra-curricular activities. In sha Allah, it should be done in two months so please do keep me in your prayers.

In the meantime, I have been very fortunate to have been nominated in the Tab’s ‘London Students Women to Watch in 2017’ list and I need your help! I would really appreciate you voting for me and my LSE sisters through the link below and sharing with your friends and followers if possible. Thank you!

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Book Review: Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa

A Simple calling


Synopsis from Mornings in Jenin

My thoughts

To say Mornings in Jenin wrecked me is an understatement. I’m not really sure how to share my thoughts on this book. It was so heartbreaking I shed a few tears. Tears that, although fiction (names and love stories, etc..), these events actually happened, that there are real people who lived this tragedy, that majority of the world is so unaffected by the Israeli- Palestinian conflict. That we sit in our safe homes and simply pick a side in the conflict without knowing the full details. I’m completely wrecked that human beings are capable of such wickedness and can inflict so much pain on another.

The writing was so vivid that I could easily picture it all. The author also leaves you with wanting to research and learn and not just take what we see in media as the truth.

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