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I was inclined to read How it Happened for a long time out of curiosity because it is written by a Pakistani writer, Shazaf Fatima Haider.I m always extremely delighted to read books by our very own Pakistani authors Therefore, I did not want to miss out this one at any cost How it Happened is a purely gharelu story that we observe in every other s family based in Pakistan It is the story of a Shia, Bandian family based in Karachi It revolves around Gulbahar Bibi commonly known as Dadi i I was inclined to read How it Happened for a long time out of curiosity because it is written by a Pakistani writer, Shazaf Fatima Haider.I m always extremely delighted to read books by our very own Pakistani authors Therefore, I did not want to miss out this one at any cost How it Happened is a purely gharelu story that we observe in every other s family based in Pakistan It is the story of a Shia, Bandian family based in Karachi It revolves around Gulbahar Bibi commonly known as Dadi in the novel, who plays the most ardent and strict grandparent in the house It is the story of how she believes in arrange marriages and how she arranged marriages for her children and her grandchildren She is an imperious matriarch of her Bandian family who believes only in inter HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Do you have grandmother a brother a sister a father and mother a sister in law a brother in law are you a Pakistani teenager do you have relatives do you belong to a Pakistani Muslim family are you a girl do you have a village where your ancestors came from a caste are you syed are you shia are not thin are you really good looking are you not good looking have you studied arts or science If you do have half of the given traits in you or a quarter then you HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Do you have grandmother a brother a sister a father and mother a sister in law a brother in law are you a Pakistani teenager do you have relatives do you belong to a Pakistani Muslim family are you a girl do you have a village where your ancestors came from a caste are you syed are you shia are not thin are you really good looking are you not good looking have you studied arts or science If you do have half of the given traits in you or a quarter then you This book was so disappointing First of all, the plot The plot was so utterly boring and predictable By the first chapter, I knew Zeba would be dating a Sunni boy I knew Dadi would make a fuss over that etc etc resulting in a happy ending for all And because the plot was so predictable, the plot dragged on and on until, by the time i was on the last few chapters, I wanted to tear up my beautiful hardcover copy just out of sheer frustration.And then there were the characters Saleha Saleha This book was so disappointing First of all, the plot The plot was so utterly boring and predictable By the first chapter, I knew Zeba would be dating a Sunni boy I knew Dadi would make a fuss over that etc etc resulting in a happy ending for all And because the plot was so predictable, the plot dragged on and on until, by the time i was on the last few chapters, I wanted to tear up my beautiful hardcover copy just out of sheer frustration.And then there were the characters Saleha Saleha Saleha is supposed to be fifteen Really I am a fifteen year old and I think I know how developed a fifteen year old mind is Judging from her mental capacity, I would guess Saleha to be around 8 Maximum 9 Because to tell you the truth, kids stop playing with salt and pepper shakers when they hit 13 And Saleha was doing just that when she accompanied her family and Gullan, or whatever that guy s name, was for coffee Most fifteen year olds are not at all oblivious to t Simply Hilarious How It Happened The interrogation of title is itself dramatic and suspicious Now let s number those suspicions Roughly my own 1 How Haroon Got Married 2 How Zeba Will Be Wed 3 How Will Dadi Ever Come Round 4 What Will Happen In Case Of Saleha It is a story about arranged marriages with a blend of humour and wit There was perfect relation in between me and the story Every Pakistani reader will find certain amount of affliction with it for the plot is homely Stunning Im Simply Hilarious How It Happened The interrogation of title is itself dramatic and suspicious Now let s number those suspicions Roughly my own 1 How Haroon Got Married 2 How Zeba Will Be Wed 3 How Will Dadi Ever Come Round 4 What Will Happen In Case Of Saleha It is a story about arranged marriages with a blend of humour and wit There was perfect relation in between me and the story Every Pakistani reader will find certain amount of affliction with it for the plot is homely Stunning Imagery I fell in love with characters They are all richly supplied with ample elaboration It looked like Shazaf knew well when the reader is bored and is waiting for some action to happen rather than mere elaborations A perfect combination And onedeclara Every Pakistani girl of the marriageable age can relate to this book It is so true to our lives and that s what made this book an interesting read because it felt like I was reading about my own life or my cousin s Starting from the showing off your daughters at others wedding to the typical drawing room meetings and ending with the buying of dowry, everything was so real How relatives compete with each other to get their children married of first as if there is a race going on and how some g Every Pakistani girl of the marriageable age can relate to this book It is so true to our lives and that s what made this book an interesting read because it felt like I was reading about my own life or my cousin s Starting from the showing off your daug It s a scandal Why, a woman only has two things in this society her ability to bear sons and her reputation Zeba s reputation will be what She will be labelled fast and what will happen then There s something about reading a book that describes exactly what your life is like Exactly I m not kidding around here I m a twenty something Pakistani Muslim currently drowning in the drama that i The family in this book has an uncanny resemblance to my own family Like, it actually made me wonder if the author is a duur ka rishtaydaar or something The relatability is probably why I liked this book The whole rishta scene was spot on It was quite cliche though, a Dadi, The Imperious Matriarch Of The Bandian Family In Karachi, Swears By The Virtues Of Arranged Marriage All Her Ancestors Including A Dentally And Optically Challenged Aunt Have Been Perfectly Well Served By Such Arrangements But Her Grandchildren Are Harder To Please.Haroon, The Apple Of Her Eye, Has To Suffer Half A Dozen Candidates Until He Finds The Perfect Shia Syed Girl Of His Dreams But It Is Zeba, His Sister, Who Has The Tougher Time, As She Is Accosted By A Bevy Of Suitors, Including A Potbellied Cousin And A Banker Who Reeks Of Sesame Oil.Told By The Witty, Hawk Eyed Saleha, The Precocious Youngest Sibling, This Is A Romantic, Amusing And Utterly Delightful Story About How Marriages Are Made And Unmade Not In Heaven, But In The Drawing Room And Over The Phone. What a legacy you have given us, to suppress all natural emotions and that loving someone is impure How can you expect me to be quiet and let you decide my future when you absolutely have no regard for what I want Sex, love, affection, marriage, family politics and Dadi the narrative revolves around everlasting tussle between orchestrated marriages and the ones that just happen Shazaf has very lively tackled the issue of love and arranged marriage, especially inter sect, Sunni Shia marriages What a legacy you have given us, to suppress all natural emotions and that loving someone is impure How can you expect me to be quiet and let you decide my future when you absolutely have no regard for what I want Sex, love, affection, marriage, family politics and Dadi the narrative revolves around everlasting tussle between orchestrated marriages and the ones that just happen Shazaf has very lively tackled the issue of love and arranged marriage, especially inter sect, Sunni Shia marriages Coming from a family where I myself bear witness to four such events, it makes me confess that she is an avid observer of the social reality around us Skilful and amusing de I really liked this book ALOT Despite the fact that everything was pretty much all known from the start, the plot and stuff but I am awed by the narration and the style of this beautiful writer I have always wanted our regional novels to be respectful of our culture and not just make fun of everything about our cultural and religious values under the stupid guise of wearing liberal glasses and being all I