Shame - Part 2 Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 6 Summary

Gas fields are discovered in Needle Valley, in the Impossible Mountains near Q. When the natives rape and kill mine workers, Raza Hyder is dispatched. Misunderstanding a popular saying about a frog croaking down a well, only to be frightened by the booming frog-voice that answers, Raza tells reporters he is the giant who will scare the pants off the brigand frogs. Bilquis and 15-month-old Sufiya Zinobia accompany the colonel. Sindbad Mengal, one of the "Filmi types" that cause uproar in the Hyders' train compartment, makes a pass at Bilquis during the trip, which ends with Raza's prepared speech being upstaged at the Q. station. Sindbad's father runs the regional cinema.

As Isky's wife, Rani Harappa is disrespected by the household help. She has escaped the family dormitory, but she is stranded in Mohenjo, the ornate Harappa family estate. Isky has lost interest in his...

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