Summary

Princess describes the life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband, and her country.
Sultana tells of appalling oppressions, everyday occurrences that in any other culture would be seen as shocking human rights violations: 13-year-old girls forced to marry men five times their age; young women killed by drowning, stoning, or isolation in the "women's room". Princess is a testimony to a woman of indomitable spirit and courage, and you will never forget her or her Muslim sisters.
A New York Times best-seller, Princess was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women Since 1300. It was also an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club and a Reader's Digest Selection.
©2004 The Sasson Corporation (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Hayley June Dorsett on 26-01-18

Powerful

Powerful account of life wow !
Wanted to carry on with more is there a follow up ?

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 05-01-17

Amazing story

I read this book many years ago and found it just as compelling hearing this compelling story.

Although I found the narration to be extremely robotic. Apart from that, great.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Rastein on 13-03-13

Wow...

Such a powerful book. To hear a full story of this princess' experience just brings you in and really makes you feel for her. I hope something can be done for women in Saudi Arabia... :(

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Shelly Masarie on 16-01-17

Catherine Byers is robotic

If you could sum up Princess in three words, what would they be?

Good book

What was one of the most memorable moments of Princess?

Believable, wonder if that is true

How did the narrator detract from the book?

ROBOTIC

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

Any additional comments?

Authors: do not hire Catherine Byers. Worst narrator ever.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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