When Nine Year Old Ayman Arrives In Hyderabad In The Early 1950s To Come And Live At The Hussaini Alam House, She Little Realizes That The House, And Its Many Inmates, Will Come To Haunt Her Life And Shape Her Destiny As She Grows To Become A Woman The House Is Ruled Over By Her Grandfather, A Dignified Despot, Whom Everyone But Ayman, Her Mother And Sister, Call Sarkar Master Her Mother, The Eternal Rebel, Is Irreverent, Progressive And A Communist A Bomb Waiting To Explode Ayman Herself Alternates Between Being The Ugly Duckling Of The House And Its Little Princess Huma Kidwai S Sensitive And Vivid Portraits Of The Characters Who Teem Around The House, Offer A Window Into The Customs And S Of A Traditional Hyderabadi Muslim Family Narrated By The 40 Year Old Ayman As She Recalls The Events Of Her Past, The Hussaini Alam House Is An Elegy To A Vanished Way Of Life, A Lovesong To The People She Has Loved And Lost, And A Psychologically Nuanced Portrait Of The Women Of The Household As They Tread A Fine Line Between Society S Expectations And Their Own Yearning For Freedom.
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- 224 pages
- The Hussaini Alam House
- Huma. R. Kidwai
- 21 May 2019 Huma. R. Kidwai