The locust and the bird my mothers story by hanan excellent book.
The Locust and the Bird: My Mothers Story by Hanan Al-Shaykh Excellent Book.Amazon Exclusive: Marjane Satrapi Reviews The Locust and the BirdMarjane Satrapi was born in Iran and now lives in Paris, where she is aregular contributor to magazines and newspapers throughout the world,including The New Yorker and The New York Times. She is the author ofthe internationally bestselling and award-winning Persepolis andPersepolis 2. She co-wrote and directed the Academy Award-nominatedanimated film version of Persepolis. Read Satrapis exclusive Amazonguest review of The Locust and the Bird: While I was readingHanan Al Shaykh’s new book, The Locust and the Bird, my regret as anauthor was not to have known Kamila, Hanan’s mother, the extravagantnarrator of this book. What a woman! What a storyteller! She reminds meof my beloved grandmother (who is in many of my books), and many otherwomen of her generation that I knew, who were manipulative in order tosurvive, who lied in order to establish the truth, and, most of all, so full oflife and passion. When I finished the book I had one major thought: this