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    • The Bamboo Stalk

    • By: Saud Alsanousi, Jonathan Wright - translator
    • Narrated by: Ben Elliot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Josephine escapes poverty by coming to Kuwait from the Philippines to work as a maid, where she meets Rashid, an idealistic only son with literary aspirations. Josephine, with all the wide-eyed naivety of youth, believes she has found true love. But when she becomes pregnant, and with the rumble of war growing ever louder, Rashid bows to family and social pressure and sends her back home with her baby son, Jos.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extraordinary novel

    • By S. on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $24.95