Girls of Riyadh Rajaa Alsanea
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
�Girls of Riyadh” was immediately banned in Saudi Arabia when released in 2005 in Arabic. The novel created quite a noise here in the Middle East. For me it was a chance reading. The title of this book is taken from the famous Saudi singer, Abdul Majeed Abdullah's song, 'Girls of Riyadh, O girls of Riyadh'. Girls of Riyadh, or (Banat Al-Riyadh) as it is better known in the Arab world is quite frankly, one of most intriguing books I have ever read so far. She shows that ultimately, the “Girls of Riyadh” share exactly the same hopes and dreams as their European counterparts. The Girls of Riyadh - Book Review. Click the picture to get a copy from Amazon UK. Hi Everybody, I finished reading "The Girls of Riyadh" by Rajaa Alsanea last night! 'Girls of Riyadh' is a novel by a young Saudi woman Rajaa Alsanea.