Shah Jahan


A British Bangladeshi trying his hand at writing about life, questioning society's treatment of individuals.

I write about anxiety, patriarchy, family and economic tyranny.

If you have any comments, just send a message to shahjahanwriterATgmailDOTcom.

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Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.

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