The Pearl That Broke Its Shell - Chapters 60 - 69 Summary & Analysis

Nadia Hashimi
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In Chapter 60, it is February 1919. Shabnam and Shah get along very well, and Gulnaz and Shekiba are back to working alongside each other in a more cooled manner. King Habibullah is killed while hunting with his brothers. The king's brother is appointed to the throne, but Amanullah quickly reverses that decision and takes the throne himself. The people in the city of Kabul are nervous for the state of their country, but Shekiba believes in Amanullah's ability to be king.

Aasif works himself close to Amanullah again after having distanced himself from the palace after the Benafsha incident.

As the man in charge, Amanullah sends Afghan military to India in order for Afghanistan to claim its independence from England. Three months after the fighting begins, Aasif returns home from the palace with such news.

Chapters 61-63 are about Rahima. The official mourning period...

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