Refusing to Bow


Coming of age saga as Karachi girl, Farida, fights her family for the same freedoms as her English classmates. But her problems get worse.

I felt Morrison’s hands under my dress. It was then that I should have resisted. I should have pushed him away. Slapped his face. And shouted at him to “Get out of my flat!” But I didn’t. I didn’t know what to do. And then it was too late.