Published: 3 December 2015
Reem is a thoughtful young girl who enjoys life and deeply loves spending time with her parents. But fate has many surprises in store for her and her beloved mother passes away. A few years later, in the blink of an eye what was left of her idyllic life is turned upside down as Reem loses her father as well. Reeling from this incredible loss, Reem finds herself left at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and stepsisters. She dreams of her former life - a mirage that retreated every time she tried to get closer, and she asks herself, “how can life be so cruel?”
From these beginnings, Eissa Abdullah spins a modern fairytale like no other. Set in the present-day Middle East, the story of Reem unfolds as she overcomes one enormous hardship after another. Immersing herself in the land of fairytales and dreams, Reem never loses the kindness and good-nature that warm the hearts of readers and have them rooting for her through the dramatic ups and downs of her life.
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