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Stay, Daughter by Yasmin Azad

Stay, Daughter by Yasmin Azad

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Within the confines of the Galle Fort, Yasmin and her best friend Penny enjoy an idyllic childhood of sea swims, bike rides and movies in a world that was fun, glamorous and free. But Yasmin comes from a tightly knit, conformist community that thrives on tradition, family bonds and honour, and eventually her friendship with Penny must end.

This sharply insightful memoir depicts a young Muslim girl’s struggle to balance the traditions of a loving yet conservative father, who wants to keep her safe against the more liberal Westernised Sri Lankan world outside. Stay, Daughter is a beautifully crafted story suffused with love, humour and compassion. A memoir that provides a glimpse into the microcosmic Galle Fort Muslim community of the late 1960s post independent Sri Lanka.

A unique and important voice of our time - that of Muslim women.


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