The Locust And The Bird

Lebanese novelist Hanan al-Shaykh's memoir of the life of her mother.

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01* *20090608

Lebanese novelist Hanan al-Shaykh's memoir of the life of her mother.

Hanan reflects on an uneasy relationship with her mother and the decision to set down her life story.

02*20090609

Kamila falls in love, but her family have other plans for her and events take a disturbing turn.

03*20090610

Following her forced marriage, Kamila risks everything when she secretly resumes the affair with her beloved Muhammad.

04*20090611

Kamila is forced to choose between her love for Muhammad and her daughters.

05 LAST*20090612

Kamila is haunted by her decision to abandon her young daughters, and she seeks a reconciliation with Hanan.