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    Oppression – Dianne Noble

    Oppression – a novel addressing the topic of gender inequality set against the Egyptian Protests of January. 2014. When English Beth crosses paths with Egyptian Layla, who is desperate to get out of an arranged marriage, she realises the two of them have much in common Introduction  On Christmas Day, 2014, Beth realises that her marriage to Duncan is in deep trouble. He has always been controlling and demanding, causing the atmosphere in their home to be strained. They do not have children – Duncan does not want them but when Beth sees how fond he is of his little niece and nephew, Beth’s sister’s children, she cannot help but…