Further Reading

My favorite books from researching this novel:

The Goddess

Eisler, Riane, The Chalice and the Blade, HarperCollins, San Francisco, 1987

Gimbutas, Marija, The Language of the Goddess, Harper & Row, San Francisco, 1989

Shlain, Leonard, The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image, Penguin Books, New York, 1998

Shlain, Leonard, Sex, Time and Power: How Women’s Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution, Penguin Books, New York, 2004

Stone, Merlin, When God was a Woman, Barnes & Noble Books, New York, 1993

Tate, Karen, Sacred Places of Goddess: 108 Destinations, CCC Publishing, San Francisco, 2006

The Druze

Betts, Robert Benton, The Druze, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1988

Falah, Salman, The Druze in the Middle East, Druze Research & Publications Institute, New York, 2002

Firro, Kais, A History of the Druzes, E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1992

Hitti, Philip, The Origins of the Druze People and Religion, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1928

Makarem, Sami Nasib, The Druze Faith, Caravan Books, Delmar, NY, 1974

Honor & Honor Killing

Mojab, Shahrzad, and Nahla Abdo, editors,
Violence in the Name of Honour: Theoretical and Political Challenges,
Istanbul Bilgi University Press, Istanbul, 2004

Peristiany, J.G., ed., Honour and Shame: The Values of Mediterranean Society,
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1966

For more sources, please see my Bibliography.