Look me in the eye 6 Reviews

By: Anum Nabeel

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     Sarah Raza has recently become Dr. Raza, a transformation accompanied by the most difficult struggle to gain freedom, from being the daughter of a family with uncompromising views on how she must live her life.

As her day at the hospital progresses, she learns what atrocities Karachi, a city where women are seen as mere articles of use, hides under cover of its economic progress.

She is rattled to learn that a woman’s job is to give birth to sons, and failing to do so is punishable. The reality of a patriarchal society is exposed ruthlessly to her as women who have been burnt, beaten, and otherwise tortured by their husbands, in-laws, and –in one case- a rejected suitor, die right in front of her eyes.

Her final test is a five-year-old girl, Iritiqa’s death. Will she give up? Or will she fight for all these women who die in front of her every day?
Our boys: Faris has his life completely planned out. He knows exactly where he would be in ten years and he has no time to waste. But when someone he trusts, hurts him in an unbelievable way, Faris’s life is turned upside down.


Ruined by a person and isolated by his parents; Faris must find his way back to life and recovery before the darkness consumes him. Would he be able to fight back and help those who had suffered like him, or give in to the depression that surrounds him and threatens to take his life?

ISBN (Digital) 978-969-696-090-4
Total Pages 40
Language English
Estimated Reading Time 1 hr
Genre Drama
Published By Daastan
Published On 01 Nov 2020
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Anum Nabeel

Anum Nabeel

From the vibrant city of karachi. Reading and writing enthusiast. Owner of The reading club a literary club for kids. Married and mother of three. I want to instil the love of books in our generation. Currently writing a sci fi novel for teens called "Saviour from Zyphereon."


Sep 02, 2016

Nice work. Loved the charachter of Danial.

Aug 09, 2016

Great work!! and best of luck for "Saviour from Zyphereon" :)

Aug 04, 2016

Touched the heart... Beautiful piece of writing ! Looking forward to more

Amna Rehan


Aug 03, 2016

Marium Hamza


Aug 03, 2016

Loved it. So realistic you could feel it. Good job!!

Nabeel Zairy


Aug 02, 2016

Good going.. keep on writting

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