• Appaloosa (edited 4 years ago)

    "And the law looked darkly on Leyla, because her sexual availability was destructive to family life. Amini recalls the judge explaining that if society were an apple Leyla would be a worm."

    This woman is a victim of injustice, and a heroine.

    Not far from Amini’s apartment building was a recreational sight of singular frivolity: beach-volleyball courts. As though the world were such a place, and Amini such a person as to live in it. ♦