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Winnipeg Free Press Reviews The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

Novel details parallel plights of Afghan women across generations

Reviewed by Nadia Kidwai on May 10, 2014.

One Nadia reviews another in the Winnipeg Free Press print edition:  “Readers cannot help but root for both Rahima and Shekiba. Despite going through insurmountable challenges, both women are resourceful and determined to fight — not only against their oppressors, but (most importantly) against the mental barrier of resigning themselves to their fate.”