Book Review: The September Revelation - Kaniza Yusuf Garari

The September Revelation by Kaniza Yusuf Garari is a snatch lustrous and willowy straightforward anecdote of a youthful lass, Zainab Gandhi’s yearning to break away from the tradition of matrimony with the times of yore that she cannot stop thinking about which perpetually develop into an impediment in her at hand repudiating to consent her to resolve along in verve.

Wedding traditions are a central component of culture and at hand is no manner Zainab be able to break away from it from a yarn of chalk and cheese sentiments and way of thinking of poles apart populace. She doesn't want to get connubial for the reason of her precedent and since this resolution of hers; her relatives and associates are a great deal frazzled.

The volume is aisled on the central character Zainab and ensues with the course of straining her into nuptials, stumbling on and preferring a fitting spruce for her and the diverse spontaneous episodes that crop up sandwiched between these designed deeds. Her existence goes on board on a fresh boulevard as she yields in to her kin demands to get established as she sees eye to eye to get together with the potential grooms, not capable to get away her relative demands.

In the social order, where charades are to be held in reserve, Zainab is left with no alternative other than to put out of sight the covert ancient times beneath the rug where her earlier period appears lingering as soon as she get together with Kutubuddin Kagazwala, her admirers top chum.

Anxious of edifying her times of yore, she tries to find camaraderie with Ibrahim Merchant, who is the primary cousin of Kutubuddin Kagazwala. The anguish that Zainab walks off in the course of to salt away her kins nobility merit viewing as it captures the reader all the way through the central characters precedent and in attendance.

There is an assortment of inquisitiveness till the final leaf with each folio putting on view the matter-of-fact sensations, fretfulness and the predicament that each lass and their relations set off in the course to hit upon a spot on counterpart, that will remain you prying till the conclusion

The sentiments and feelings of the characters are eloquent and the catch-22 at the closing stages in Zainab's psyche is pretty well careworned. The manner all the characters conduct themselves is pretty level-headed with the reserve a pleasure to comprehend, a touch which you can cease sensing without spraining your anxiety with a silky glitch gratis and effortless storyline that in a minute cruise the length with the characters.

The fairy-tale is pretty out of the ordinary with the writer nattering about the escalating demands from the social order where young women are strained to remain surreptitious from folks, with the diminutive elements of societal rejoinders justly put in the picture and incredibly glowingly depict what can come to pass if you encompass a furtive.

The tome swanks of a chronicle that’s no-nonsense down-to-earth and hitherto fairly out of the ordinary which a lot of readers can make out in the midst of at a few tips or the erstwhile in their verve that will transport out your feelings as you interpret it of various veracities that a number of us snub to believe at epochs still as soon as it look intently at us in our phizog.

Totting up, it is a masterfully conjured up tumultuous exertion of the mind's eye fancily glowing in black and white undemanding legend that will enchant the readers and stay on the rim till the finish, walking around the passion of a young woman wedged in her times of yore and upcoming.


Title: The September Revelation ♣ Author: Kaniza Garari ♣ ISBN: 9789380154817 ♣ Binding: Paperback ♣ Published: 2011 ♣ Publisher: Leadstart ♣ Pages: 101 ♣ Language: English