Women Are To Blame – Gabriela CRETU

WOMEN ARE TO BLAME

Romanian edition. Original title: FEMEILE SUNT DE VINA

Gabriela CRETU

LUMENCopyright © 2009CULTURAL DIMENSIONS Book Series

FORMAT: Paperback         PAGES: 181          LANGUAGE: Romanian

ISBN:  978-973-166-120-9  

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Description:

Today I collided with the existence of three women. 9 am – Ileana; 18 years; married; pregnant in six months; hated by mother-in-law; beaten cruelly by husband; the child killed; arrives at the hospital in serious condition; he is registered (!) by the Service for Combating Domestic Violence; she wants to divorce, but she doesn’t want him to go to jail. Life just started and she suffered for two …… 2 pm – Duduţa; 50 years; young widow; two older boys (25 and 27); a beautiful horse; a cow; a three-room house with a fence; he went to Italy where he works withought proper documentation  to raise money to buy one hectare of land, to have something to leave to the boys so that he wont’t be ashamed, he tells me, to leave them nothing, when he will die …… He would have had half a hectare, but the relatives sold their common heritage without asking. He has worked all his life and will not have a pension. (The author)


Topics of interest:

  • philosophy
  • women’s rights
  • feminism

Author: Editura LUMEN