Author Daizal R. Samad’s new book “The Mirror Tells its Tale” is the poignant tale of a troubled marriage and oppression, misogyny, and myriad forms of bigotry in Guyana

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Recent release “The Mirror Tells its Tale” from Page Publishing author Daizal R. Samad is an evocative story of a young Indian woman in Guyana whose marriage to a charming Muslim man causes her equal parts joy and sorrow as she navigates her chauvinistic and patriarchal culture.

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Daizal R. Samad is a Guyanese-Canadian, Professor of English Language and Literature, and former director of the University of Guyana Berbice Campus. He is currently living in Guyana and has completed his new book “The Mirror Tells its Tale”: a compelling novel with indelible characters and a disquieting window into an oppressive society.

“The Mirror Tells Its Tale” is the story of a woman’s struggle to reassemble her shattered individuality and assert her humanity. She navigates the turbid waters of girlhood under a tyrannical and drunken father, of young womanhood in a chauvinistic workplace, womanhood under a husband who makes her life one of servitude. In these ways, the female narrator’s life mirrors those of more than a billion women worldwide.

And yet this female narrator is unique since she also has to maneuver her way through the minefields of poverty, racism, religious bigotry, class and political biases, and urban/rural tensions in an underdeveloped society.

The narrator is intelligent and sensitive but is plagued by her insecurities regarding language, gender, and ethnicity. Her struggle is to triumph over domestic and social oppression, but it is also a struggle against a taught and learned sense of being inferior.

Published by Page Publishing, Daizal R. Samad’s engrossing book is a riveting tale of cultural tyranny, feminine servitude, and the quiet strength of an oppressed woman.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “The Mirror Tells its Tale” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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