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Without Mercy

Without Mercy

Providing an account of her battle with an abusive man and with bureaucracy, this is the story of a woman’s fight against a violent and tyrannical relationship, and her struggle to reclaim her two daughters, sold into marriage in the Yemen. Mirian Kamouhi – half Pakistani, half English – met Muthana Muhsen in Birmingham in 1960, when she was 17. They never married, but had seven children, the two eldest of whom were sent to Yemen in 1966 for a holiday . Their mother, fighting ill-health and with little money, would not meet them again until they were adults.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General

On Sale: 22nd February 1996

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9780751516357

Reviews

What is astonishing about the book...is the account of how downtrodden, defeated Miriam suddenly came to buoyant life
FAY WELDON, Mail on Sunday
A vivid and gripping picture
Sunday Times
Extremely moving
GERALD KAUFMAN, Manchester Evening News