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White Teeth - Part Two, Samad, 1984, 1857, Chapter 9, Mutiny! Summary & Analysis

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Part Two, Samad, 1984, 1857, Chapter 9, Mutiny! Summary

Alsana stops speaking directly to Samad when she learns what he has done with her eldest son, driving him crazy with her insistence on indirect speech. An earthquake hit Bangladesh shortly after Magid arrived, causing Alsana unbearable grief for the week it took her to learn he was alright, suffering only a broken nose. A few months later, the family received a letter from Magid speaking of his love for his new country and his devotion to his religion, giving Samad hope that his son might grow up to join the church. Millat, in the meantime, has become the forgotten one in the turmoil over his brother's disappearance. Millat begins to act out, getting involved in drugs, gangs and sex.

In October of 1987 a terrible storm hits London, causing Samad, who was unprepared for a...

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