Guest House for Young Widows: among the women of ISIS by Azadeh Moaveni

Guest House for Young Widows: among the women of ISIS

Azadeh Moaveni

352 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction history politics religion challenging informative slow-paced
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An intimate, deeply reported account of the women who made a shocking decision: to leave their comfortable lives behind and join the Islamic State.In early 2014, the Islamic State clinched its control of Raqqa in Syria. Baghdadi, the leader of ISI...

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informative 88%
challenging 66%
reflective 48%
dark 46%
sad 42%
emotional 28%
tense 15%
adventurous 4%

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slow 30%
fast 2%

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