" A Wife for My Son" is a well-written fictional novel that takes place in Algeria, where tradition and old customs still plays a major role in the everyday life. The novel is actually a story about many different characters; however, the main character is Fatiha, a young woman who is forced into a traditional marriage to a man she has never laid eyes upon. The husband, who had immigrated to France, returns home to comply
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because I lived in a Muslim society for years and I know what goes on behind closed doors. I really hope that anyone who reads this book does not think that all people that come from a Muslim society are like the people in the story. Unfortunately, although this book is excellent and an eye opener, I think it will contribute to westerns thinking the worse of Muslims and their stereotyping of Muslims will continue.