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Shame Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3 Chapter 8 Summary

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Part 3 Chapter 8 Summary

Preparing Good News for her wedding, Bilquìs and the womenfolk guffaw about sex being like an eel, a sikh kabab and a rocket. The women sing songs insulting her fiancé and Good News announces she will not marry potato-faced Haroun Harappa, eldest son of Little Mir. While studying in England, Haroun, now 26, has published details about his father's dungeons and illegal foreign accounts. When Newsweek republishes the article, authorities seize every copy imported. Haroun has been expelled, despite financial encouragement to keep him. Obstinate Haroun hates his authoritative father and has since boyhood done everything possible to aggravate him. Haroun attaches to his uncle and affects the hallmarks of Isky's pre-conversion behavior. Haroun does not abandon whoring, gambling and drinking and speaks out on political topics that might compromise his father.

Isky steps in after Haroun's talk reaches the president's ears and...

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