The Jewel of Medina is a historical novel by Sherry Jones. It was scheduled for publication by Random House in , but subsequently cancelled; it was. La Joya de Medina (Bolsillo Zeta Edicion Limitada) by Sherry Jones at AbeBooks – ISBN – ISBN – Ediciones B – La joya de Medina: la apasionante y polĂ©mica historia de Aisha, la esposa favorita de Mahoma by Sherry Jones at – ISBN .

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Di lain pihak, beliau, karena shfrry kepada Nabi, meminta Aisyah untuk sementara tinggal dulu di rumahnya sampai gosip mereda. For example, when he heard the voice of God commanding him to take more wives, he claimed his need for more women only had to do with strategic alliances for Islam. See all 6 reviews. Get to Know Us.

After all this, I would still recommend this book to those who like historical romance and wouldn’t mind taking a chance on a first time author. Please try again later. Another thing that I noticed was that the book also had almost no atmospheric touches, so it seemed that there was a scarcity of historical or cultural flavor in the narrative.

The Jewel of Medina

He may be very authentic, but it seemed to me that he was more of a ruler focused on political needs than jedina spiritual figure. Jones for all her two years of research has managed a version of chick lit, where Aisha gets in confessional mode and in a Mills and Boon fashion ‘leans on her husband’, ‘falls into his arms’, ssherry in a rather treacly account relates that ‘the pain of consummation soon melted away.


Showing of 6 reviews. She critiqued the book and offered both Jones and Spellberg the opportunity to answer her critiques. The Wall Street Journal. Spellberg subsequently wrote a letter to the Wall Street Journal contesting Nomani’s characterization of her as the “instigator” of the book’s cancellation. Jonea ratings by Goodreads. I think that is one of the problems with books that are just so hyped: They overcome the obstacle.

I thought sh Let me get my pettiest complaint out of the way first: And not to mention that I just can’t get over a harem Boring and poorly written. Saya berusaha untuk membaca buku ini layaknya membaca novel lain, tapi ketika habis halaman prolog, simpati saya terhadap ,a ini nyaris tersisa sedikit.

I mean, the main girl, A’isha has no personality, her character is completely stagnant, it seems like the same at 6 years old, as at 9, etc. The Untold Story Omar. Mohammad was quite a lady’s man with many wives and at least two concubines. Muslim, Christian, Jew, athiest, Buddhist-we are all human beings with needs, desire and fears, all ‘created from the same soul.

The authors lack of knowledge on the subject is obvious, plus she arrogantly writes in first person prose as if Ayesha is from generation!!!

The Jewel of Medina by Sherry Jones

The effect of this void was that it made the story more bland and forgettable than other historical novels that I have read. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk joness have a pre-defined expiry date. Check date values in: Beginning with koya unusually early purdah fo A’isha bint Abi Bakr has known the prophet Muhammad all her life; in fact, he was present at her birth.


Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: I learned nothing about Islam. Jan 06, Carolanne rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Being a Muslim, it’s hard to not be overly critical when reviewing the book even when I try to keep an open mind. She longs to be free to go where she will and do what she likes. Jones menggambarkan Ali sebagai pencemburu.

La Joya sherrry Medina. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Writing in his blog for The New York TimesStanley Fish disagreed with the characterization of the controversy as “censorship”, arguing that “Random House is free to publish or decline to publish whatever it likes, emdina its decision to do either has nothing whatsoever to do with the Western tradition of free speech or any other high-sounding abstraction.

La Joya de Medina

A’isha, although devoted to Mohammad and to Islam is insecure and jealous of the wives that, one by one come into the harem as Mohammad seeks to make alliances with various potential allies. Kita harus bersikap objektif pada semua orang bahkan istri Nabi!

The author also made Mohammed’s nedina from Allah seem extremely self-serving. Entah mengapa, Jones memutar fakta itu semua.

The way the author portrayed Mohammed made me really wonder how this religion ever took off. As far as historical romance goes, this wasn’t a bad book.