This debut novel tells an unusual love story of outcasts in Lahore, spun with sensitivity and rage

Anatomy is destiny. Freudian discretized theory has a new meaning – and size – in Pakistan, where it interpreted a million different ways.

Here, women are often treated as a second option considered insignificant, desires subsumed under male authority in a largely patriarchal society.

They are forced to agree with modest continuous progressive annihilation of themselves on the altar of religion, rituals, customs and traditions.

Of course, in these circumstances, it is not a penance, to a greater or lesser extent, those that are separated from the sanction of society. Sometimes penance could mean death (homicide of honor).

In such a society, women’s lives remain “horrible,” whatever the decisions they make. They are often frightened by the “obedience” and “de-sexed” after the fear of men made herein.

Those who sail in the struggle against the demands of society have no choice but to repair an emergency life.

In his first novel closed, this house of mud and water in the city of Lahore in Pakistan Faiqa Mansab Santos, weaving a story of saints and sinners, love and betrayal, courage and rebellion.

This is the story of a woman who rebels because she felt “a dirty lie.” The woman, from Nida, around which revolves around the final novel, how the “cowardice and hypocrisy spots” was “big and ugly” on the front: “The years of my life had been a lie – nothing and More than smoked mirrors deviated.

The novel, narrated repeatedly calls for the conservative attitude of a society that, to its mind, even feudal, patriarchal and insensitive to their wives and their intersexual community.

Being modern is an affirmation that your people claim to belong to, though in the back of their often inspired conservatism and holidays.

On several levels, the house of mud and water covers the pursuit of love, love of song, but also censorship in society – a society that builds walls for women, their role predestined and resists their alleged transgressions.

Nida is married to a wealthy and ambitious politician and has never been loved, recognized or supported by her mother in her life – who has no time for her. After marriage, her husband, Saquib must be submissive and obedient – his idea of ​​a perfect woman.

In it the limits and functions are defined and Nida unequivocally assumed the role play, because it is free to enjoy his adventures and adventures.

The honeycomb was placed in a cage, although rich, his life is poor, an empty rejection. She lost her son in Down syndrome and the insensitivity of her husband and her family blame Nida “sick” and give birth to a “sick” child.

Although broken, does not seek the sympathy of a family that considers a non-existent entity in the house, denigrates. She attended Dargahs Lahore, in search of shelter and comfort.

Bhanggi an intersex, was abandoned as a newborn and adopted by the eunuch community guru Gulabo, who marvels, but sells eight years to the police and local merchants for small favors and discounts.

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