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The Slave Pen

The Slave Pen



The story is that of Atiqa, the daughter of a woman slave, Tawida, and a free Libyan white man, Mohammad. It is also the story of Atiqa’s mother Tawida, how she fell in love with her master, how their love story destroyed both their lives and beyond, and finally brought Atiqa to life.

Najwa Bin Shatwan

Najwa Bin Shatwan is a Libyan novelist.

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