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Bride of the Sea

The opening premise of Eman Quotah’s debut, Bride of the Sea, is intriguing, and it soon transforms into a family saga that spans from 1970 to 2018.

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Review of ‘Bride of the Sea’

The opening premise of Eman Quotah’s debut, Bride of the Sea, is intriguing: Muneer and Saeedah marry, move from Saudi Arabia to the United States and, as the relationship deteriorates, decide to divorce, going against Muslim tradition. As their world crumbles, Saeedah abducts their daughter and disappears. The novel only gets better from this setup,…

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