The Pearl That Broke Its Shell - Chapters 50 - 59 Summary & Analysis

Nadia Hashimi
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Chapters 50 and 51 are about Rahima and Badriya at a parliament session in Kabul. On their way to Kabul, Rahima thinks about her visit with Shahla and how it made her miss home and Parwin. However, Rahima sees that Shahla's mother-in-law seems to be nicer to Shahla and then Bibi Gulalai, which is something that gives Rahima solace. Rahima also thinks about how Shahla named her daughter Parwin, and how bold that is to name someone after a person with a disability. Rahima doesn't know if she would be able to do that.

Thinking about Jahangir, she is glad to have him even though the childbirth nearly killed her. She hopes if she has a second child, it is a girl, and she will be named Shekiba.

Badriya warns Rahima to look out for herself. Rahima is sarcastic in her response and as a...

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