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Al-Suwaidan, Mafaz


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Bedroom Radical, 2016

Identifier: cw_2016spring_al-suwaidan_mafaz.pdf
Overview "Bedroom Radical is a coming-of-age novel that follows the journey of Heba Bakamal, a British teenager of Yemeni origins, as she is lured by the online world of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and makes the passage to Raqqa, Syria, in hopes of joining the organization's ranks. It is told from three points of view: that of her mother, the British commander handling her case, and Heba herself. The novel explores the roles that gender, community, family, and religiosity play in the...
Dates: 2016