Review: Belonging by Sameem Ali
I finished reading two books in just two days. I made a review for “Daughters of Shame” written by Jasvinder Sanghera in my previous post and this one is for Belonging by Sameem Ali.
Daughters of Shame and Belonging are two books about #forcedmarriages and coincidentally, these two books were written by Asian women whose parents hail from Pakistan and India. Jasvinder and Sameem’s parents migrated to the Great Britain where the ladies were born.
when I put down Jasvinder’s book, I went to my shelf and picked this book up. As I started reading I realized that the story is somewhat similar and it took place also in Britain. Then I knew that forced marriages and honour killings are REAL and these horrible crimes are still happening today. I like the way the story is narrated in “Belonging”. It is very engaging and believable. Sameem grew up in a…
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