Cracking India Setting

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Warris Road

Warris Road is the place where Lenny and her family live in Lahore. It is considered an affluent neighborhood within Lahore. At the beginning of the novel, Warris Road connects a diverse number of houses and people. Some, like Rosy and Peter Singh’s family, are Sikh. Some, like Lenny’s family, are Parsee. Others, like the Shankars, who live behind Lenny’s house, are Hindu. However, while Warris Road initially represents an idyllic background to Lenny’s childhood, even Warris Road succumbs to the divisional politics and violence of the Partition. Numerous families move away, houses remain unoccupied, and gunnysacks filled with dead bodies appear. The rehabilitation center for fallen women is the final, resounding sign of just how much Warris Road, and the community it represents, have changed.

Lahore

Lahore is the setting for the entirety of the novel. With the Partition, Lahore’s demographics...

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