I began this book with many typical Western preconceived notions. I expected the exoticized harem of one sheik with many wives that we hear about in the movies and in literature. Read morePublished on June 17 2002 by Kelly McGee
The struggles of a girl's life in Harlem brings together the major ideas of this book together. In the book Dreams of Trespass a girl tries to understand her place in society, but... Read morePublished on Aug. 28 2001 by Lauren Lorberbaum
i was surprised to find only one unfavorable view on this book.. i found it's ornate diction along with its detailed descriptions and banal subjects most suffocating and tedious to... Read morePublished on March 28 2001 by kathy
Mernissi's book is a refreshing departure from the usual stories out of the Muslim world. Mernissi does not focus on the sterotypes of Muslim women present in the Western world,... Read morePublished on Nov. 1 2000
Dreams of Trespass is a wonderfully written novel about a young girl growing up inside a harem. Fatima did an extrodinary job describing how the women of her family managed to... Read morePublished on Sept. 18 2000 by "pandora62375"
It is really difficult for Americans to comprehend a culture as different as traditional Moroccan culture. Read morePublished on June 16 2000 by "margaret1"
The book Dreams of Trespass was easy and enjoyable book to read. It tells the story of the author as a young girl. Read morePublished on May 4 2000 by jennifer gottardo
This book was very entertaining and informative. The author did a wonderful job of explaining what life is like in a harem for a woman in Morroco. Read morePublished on May 2 2000 by Abby