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Submitted by Najla Said (United States), Feb 10, 2019 at 12:03

In this review you have ignored the idea of trying to be conveyed by this book, this book was meant to give insight from a different point of view on matters between the West and the East. This book is a very uncommon example of a viewpoint from the other side talking rightfully about how they have been treated by Europeans. You cannot deny the power in this book which sheds light on ideas we have no understanding of. You write as if you have no respect of Mr. Said who grew up in Palestine who has had one of the worst histories with the West. In conclusion, this book undermines the power of this book....

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