A Thousand Orange Angels by Rania Owais

By Rania Owais

From the sky Lahore gave the look of millions of orange angels had descended upon it, yet as our airplane lower in the course of the darkness in the direction of the lighting fixtures, the deception printed itself. We flew so low over the roofs of clusters of poorly built shanties or makeshift houses that even from the airplane it reeked of poverty. i may in basic terms think what their sleepy population felt and heard while the airplane flew over them. It used to be within the morning whilst our toes eventually touched Pakistani soil for the 1st time, the rustic we was hoping to name domestic forever.
Even within the darkness, the warmth was once insufferable and the air felt unusually surprising. i'll have sworn that we have been on one other planet – a warmer, drier planet. Sajid led us from the aircraft to the airport terminal whereas Zahra and Amar, their pleasure palpable, walked as speedy as their little toes could permit. Readjusting from sleep, their younger eyes stored darting round, taking in as a lot in their new atmosphere as possible.
A powerful and compelling novel that spans continents and tells the story of 2 girls, betrayed and deceived by way of one guy. Mariam Damas, a South African girl was once lured right into a dating with a foreigner. She strikes to Pakistan to dwell together with her husband and his moment spouse. She had no longer anticipated that it used to be going to be effortless however it quickly turns into insufferable whilst her husband tells her that he has spent ten years in South Africa along with her and he now has to devote ten years to his moment spouse in Pakistan. What follows is a milieu of dominance and worry. She reveals herself trapped together with her childrens in another country. Escaping Pakistan is the single solution to freedom…but is it attainable in part of the rustic the place ladies don’t enterprise out.
“This account of a woman’s harrowing trip to freedom has a hoop of authenticity. the writer writes with either ardour and compassion, enticing the reader and making her or him a part of her cause.
The author’s descriptions are so genuine and quick that you will really think Mariam’s anguish, worry, betrayal and humiliation. a few descriptions of either daily scenes and lifestyles abroad are so shiny that you are feeling as if you're truly there; an intruder in a house that's not your individual.
Perhaps via this e-book different ladies should be inspired to stick to her instance and get up for his or her rights.”
- Editor’s remark
About the author
Rania Owais is an alumnus of the Random condo Struik artistic Writing path and is at the moment busy along with her moment novel.

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