Ice-Candy Man - Bapsi Sidhwa - - Allen & Unwin - New ZealandBapsi Sidhwa, the Pakistani Parsi essayist, has made a powerful position in this day and age. Through her ability of innovative and pertinent written work she has tossed light on different consuming issues of her time and spoke to the minority Parsi people group at global level. The novel tosses light on the biting substances of segment through the eyes of an eight-year old debilitated young lady, Lenny. She additionally has entry to a wide assortment of perspectives, both pre-and post-Partition, through her Ayah, a lovely lady whose suitors are ethnically and religiously various. It is Right off the bat it is the principal individual current state portrayal. Sidhwa picks Lenny, a polio-ridden, kid as the storyteller of the novel since she furnishes her with a degree for recording the occasions prompting wicked Partition riots, without purposeful publicity.
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This is the first novel by a woman novelist from Pakistan in which she describes about the fate of people in Lahore. The novel opens with the verse of Iqbal from his poem 'Complaint to God', with this, the child-narrator Lenny is introduced. She is lame and helpless. She finds that her movement between Warris Road and Jail Road is limited. She sees the Salvation Army wall with ventilation slits which makes her feel sad and lonely. The narration is in the first person.
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