Brick Lane - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Monica Ali
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Chapter 9 Summary

Chanu is on his new computer, exploring the internet and marveling at its power. Shahnaz announces that they use the internet at school but Chanu ignores her. Her new fringe bothers him and he considers it another sign of her insolence. Chanu looks up a couple of websites about Bangladesh, but Shahana doesn't want to see them because she says it's boring. Chanu remains calm until she corrects his English. Bibi doesn't want to relay his threat to Shahana so she asks Nazneen if she will do it instead. Chanu flies into a rage, threatens to kill Shahana, and starts to beat her with the mouse.

Later, in bed, Nazneen tells Chanu about Mrs. Islam's visit. He smiles "unevenly" and tells her that he will take care of it.

When the girls are asleep, Nazneen and Chanu go into their room to look...

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