Title: Chains of Fear
Author: Neymat Raboobee
Publisher: Tosh Publishing in South Africa
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Summary: “I know I should be trusting Allah and I do, of course I do! I just… I don’t trust me anywhere near as easily.” Ammarah thought she was ready for marriage. She’d thought the idea over carefully for months before even bringing it up with her parents. Now that there’s a chance she may actually get what she wanted, Ammarah is far less certain. Eaten up with anxiety over her own shortcomings and the impending challenge of altering herself to fit what a good wife should be, Ammarah has to decide what her next step will be. Will she let fear overwhelm her or will she find the courage to start this new journey?
Review: Chains of Fear by Neymat Raboobee aka The Imperfect Muslimah is a story that is told in the third person omniscient voice. Raboobee narrates the captivating and twisted ways of the characters with a lot of ease. Ammarah, the protagonist, is no saint but she is like-able. Muneer, one supporting character, is sarcastic and dashing. We also get to read about conniving and appalling characters including family members that keep us tuned in this tale. Ammarah’s mom inappropriate behavior is very relatable. I have come across many real stories of that kind from almost any race; truly it’s that human kind evil that is often really taboo to even discuss in many Muslim and non-Muslim circles. A thrilling read overall.
My rating: 4/5
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