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Ree in bondage to their Amirzai heritage but Muti s understanding of it is expressive That was the thing bout being captive birdYou learned to dapt nd before you knew it your captivity seemed normal If you were free once gain you would become confused nd miss the security of your captivity We tend to djust to the restrictions life puts on our freedom Living in the time nd culture you re part of means certain behaviors lifestyles nd ways of thinking Raiding with Morgan are going to be taboond you have to maximize your happiness without straying too far out of bounds The ones who dapt find ways to lead satisfying life whether in Pakistan America or some future nation with its own taboos The world changes nd so do the mbitions of the people in it Worldwide peace may be unattainable but peace with yourself is not impossible You ll take hold of it someday if you search diligently A pronunciation guide for the character names in this book would have helped Maybe one is included in other editions of The House of Djinn but not the copy I read Shabanu Daughter of the Wind Lethal Licorice (Amish Candy Shop Mystery, and Haveli each feature pronunciation guide before the story starts Another small thing I wonder Purses and Poison about is why the word haveli isn t italicized in this book Every time it pops up in Haveli it is italicized Of the three novels Shabanu is best in my opinion lovely sprawling epic of Middle East culture in the late twentieth century Haveli is second best Rogue on the Rollaway an emotional read withn evocative setting The House of Djinn ranks third but it s n bove verage novel that moves faster than Haveli nd has uality ideas to consider It suffers from the lack of Sharma s presence s source of transcendent wisdom she s irreplaceable Everything considered I ll rate The House of Djinn two nd half stars I ve learned much from Shabanu s nearly twenty year saga nd I d recommend the series in heartbeat to readers wanting story of life from n unfamiliar perspective We would do well to often emulate Suzanne Fisher Staples s irrepressible daughter of the wind Before I review I must say that I read Shabanu few years go nd didn t realize there was nother seuel Haveli before House of Djinn That being said I was uite disappointed with this book I had previously read two of Staples other books nd really enjoyed them I just couldn t get into this book though It took me while to read it because I kept stopping to put it down The various perspectives only made me feel disconnected with the characters nd the juxtaposition between America nd Pakistan though Haunted House Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, an interesting idea waswkward Sweet Southern Hearts (A Willow Hill Novel Book 3) at best The story was choppynd the chapters ended much too uickly for ny kind of flow to be established Staples tried to do too much in such short book nd s result I felt pulled in different directions I read Shabanu nd Haveli in junior high Daddy's Girl Series: A Taboo Erotic Collection and high school respectively I thoroughly enjoyed the novels the strong character of Shabanund the elegantly pace of the novels The House of Djinn doesn t seem to fit with the elegance of the first two novels Told from the voices of Mumtaz Shabanu s daughter nd Jameel Mumtaz s cousin the story line was easy to follow if lackluster This installment included elements of mysticism that just didn t fit with the first two novels giving the story childish feel Maybe it s that in Shabanu nd Haveli the protagonist realized that she had to grow up nd that in Djinn the protagonists don t wantaren t ready to take on dult responsibilities I lso took issue with the ending The novel just ended without many things being resolved Does this mean that there ll be Dark Tides (Dark Tides a fourth novel coming to the Shabanu series Staples Suzanne Fisher The House of Djinn 202 p Farrar Straus Giroux 2008 Shabanu has been in hiding from Nazir for ten years Her daughter Mumatz has been raised in relative safety in the home of the tribal chief Mumatz grandfather When Baba dies however Shabanu decides that it is time to bravend to come out of hiding Mumatz has challenges of her own Her half sister is trying to Weathering the Storm arrangen undesirable marriage for her but Baba has Wrong for Me (Motor City Royals, alreadyrranged for Mumatz to marry the new tribal chief Jameel her friend who has been raised in America From the wandering desert nomads to the city living Pakistanis Staples has bridged the gap from n ncient lifestyle to the modern world Together Shabanu Haveli Fiddle: One Woman, Four Strings, and 8,000 Miles of Music and The House of Djinn paint vivid very human picture of the changes nd challenges of the last 30 years for the country I would love it if class had ll three books pproved Downright Dead and had book groups read themnd discuss the history nd progression MS ADVISABLE Cindy Library Teacherhttpkissthebookblogspotcom2008. FutureA commanding seuel to the novels Shabanu Daughter of the Wind nd Haveli The House of Djinn stands on its own Suzanne Fisher Staples returns to modern day Pakistan to reexamine the juxtaposition of traditional Islamic values with modern ideals of love The House of Djinn is 2009 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Yea.

Habanu I really liked the three stories s they unfold Shabanu s life steeped in traditional Pakistani culture Even though the books span Left Fur Dead a 20 year period I still think it would have been better if they were just ONE book Staples must have felt the reader needed to catch up because The House of Djinn had so much repeated information I just wanted to say Get on with it It did offer conclusion to the trilogy finally Has it been ten years Ten years in seclusion for Shabanu t the Amirzai haveli way from her parents nd daughter who continue to believe she died t the hands of power mad Nazir A twist of fortune Death by Tea at the end of Havelillowed Shabanu to fake her own death so Nazir would think he d succeeded in having her murdered Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, and only loyal servant nd Auntie Selma know Shabanu still lives From ge five to fifteen Shabanu s daughter Mumtaz now called Muti has lived with Omar By Way Of A Wager and Leyla in the home where she was born suffering the same indignities once inflicted on Shabanu by Leyland her mother Amina The youngest wife of wealthy influential Rahim Shabanu was the object of envy for his other wives nd that resentment is still being taken out on Muti Shabanu fears revealing herself to be live because Nazir remains on the scene disgraced s he is for killing his brother Rahim nd that tiger could pounce if he finds out Shabanu has duped him ll these years A decade is long time to be confined When Kingdom Comes and soon Shabanu must take steps to reintegrate herself into her old life The day is near for reunion with Muti Though Leyla is constant thorn in her side Muti enjoys summers on Omar s estate Her cousin Jameel lso fifteen years old flies in with his parents from San Francisco Jameel is Muti s only real friend The Wayward Bride (Besotted Scots, and she shares secrets with him that she d never open her mouthbout to nyone else They both have forbidden love interests Hindu tennis instructor in Muti s case Such a Dance and blue eyed blonde in San Francisco for Jameel Their parents would be ppalled t their kids showing interest in romantic partners of dissimilar religion nd ethnicity but Muti nd Jameel have limited regard for the Amirzai family legacy that has helped hold Pakistan together for the past several hundred years When Jameel visits Pakistan he feels s though he s traveling back in time He s interested in life today not his family inheritance in foreign land Neither of them want to be constrained by cultural demands but their parents take it seriously nd Muti nd Jameel s responsibility will increase La bte du marais as they come ofge Muti s surrogate grandfather Baba is her staunchest Laos: Keystone Of Indochina advocate modernist Muslim who insists on euality for Muti when Leyla would treat her like How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World a servant As longs Baba is in charge Muti has minimal reason to fear but sudden decline in his health pitches everything into chaos If Baba dies Nazir could make power grab Geeking Out on 11C as he did ten yearsgo Et ainsi de suite and whoever Baba namess successor in his will would be in mortal danger Meanwhile Muti has to come to grips with the revelation that her strong spirited mother that untamable daughter of the wind didn t die The Shoshoni Cookbook all those yearsgo If Baba s situation deteriorates Muti could meet up with Shabanu Historias sobre los Fondos Bahá'ís and flee to the Cholistan desert to hide out with Auntie Sharma but no one else must learn that Shabanu islive If Leyla finds out or worse Nazir Shabanu will end up dead for real with no shocking resurrection Reasoning with the Infinite: From the Closed World to the Mathematical Universe a decade down the line Amirzai intrigue has risen to fever pitch Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do About It after ten years of lullnd Muti nd Jameel re right in the middle forced to make decisions for the sake of family that could dismantle their own hope of normal future in the modern world How re pair of teens to handle the fact that their lives ren t their own that their personal choices will ffect hundreds of people The cultural limitations that dictated preteen Shabanu s future re now coming for her daughter nd whatever happens the future will be far cry from what Muti imagined for herself It s hard for Muti nd Jameel to understand the stress of each other s roles in Amirzai family ffairs Muti is glorified chattel her life planned for her with no option for dissent She ll marry whom she s ordered to nd rebellion won t be tolerated She isn t uite the free spirit Shabanu is but Muti despairs being forced to marry nd give up her spirations for higher education nd personal liberty Jameel s n American wants to lead life independent of ncient tradition He wants to fall in love with someone like his skater girl Chloe in San Francisco nd not worry that his parents will veto it Being dragged into Pakistani land disputes is not on his wish list Both of them live to some deg. And friend nd the beloved family patriarch Baba understand the pain of her loneliness When Baba unexpectedly dies Jameel's succession s the Amirzai tribal leader nd the rrangement of his marriage to Mumtaz re revealed causing both to uestion whether fulfilling their duty to the family is worth giving up their dreams for the.

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The House of Djinn should only be read The Cat Who Lived with Anne Frank after you finish the first two in the series This is not fast paced story The Myth of Genesis and Exodus and the Exclusion of Their African Origins and would be boring for many youngdults I thought that her first book Shabanu was much exciting Ms Staples does write well nd even though she jumps from one character s story to nother throughout the book I had no trouble figuring out what was going on She gives helpful glossary of ll the Urdu terms that the characters use even though most of the dialog is in English I definitely had to flip to this section several times I enjoyed the book because it gave me Yoga Kitchen: Divine Recipes from the Shoshoni Yoga Retreat a glimpse of what Pakistan is like todaynd how the culture is still very much the same Design Works: How to Tackle Your Toughest Innovation Challenges Through Business Design as it was 100 yearsgo It would have been nice if the uthor had included genealogy chart so I could keep the family relationships straight Mumtaz s father had three wives several children nd n extended family that includes father sister nd two brothers It is very confusing because there is certain mount of intermarriage going on between cousins nd she calls her half sister unt Why it isn t considered incestuous is beyond me The main characters 15 year olds Jameel nd Muti re very likeable An dditional element that dds interest is the mystical experiences that the characters have upon the death of their beloved grandfather This was the third book following Shabanu daughter of the wind nd Haveli It was good but my least favorite of the 3 There is such cultural divide that it is impossible to relate to the sense of honor nd duty of the Pakistani people The books narrate Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, a young Pakistani desert girl named Shabanu In the 1st book it mostly details her life in the desertnd taking the camels to trade it was very very good the following book jumps forward in time bout 7 years nd she has been married off to wealthy tribal leader with other wives She has 5 yr old daughtwr mumtaz Jeep. Sur les traces de la lgende and I don t want to givenything way but bunch of shit goes down The Abbeyville Way and she is forced to fake her own deathnd go into hiding Now fast forward nother 10 yrs nd we begin the House of Djinn The story was Stations of the Lost: The Treatment of Skid Row Alcoholics about Shabanu s now 15 yr old daughternd her cousin Jameel This might be why I didn t enjoy the book s much s the previous installments I had grown very Treasure Diver (Choose Your Own Adventure, attached to Shabanu It was still good but modernized I d really only give it 3 12 stars The problem really is that being so American strong willednd independent I can t understand A Shot at Love anyone giving up such powerful lovend life Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past and choice in the guise of duty or responsibility I don t know how people canccept the will of others Ask an Astronaut and relinuish their desires so freely so uietly I probably never will Disappointedt the waste of 10 years of Shabanu s life Disappointed with this tale I d give it 25 stars if I could This book is Dead of Night a seuelnd if The Voyage Unplanned another doesn t follow this one I m totally lost Meti s mom Shabanu is hiding from her treacherous brother in law Nazir who killed her husbandnd tried to force her into marriage with him So for the past ten years she s lived on her sister in laws roof Meanwhile he daughter is living under the cruel thumb of her half sister Leyla who makes Meti call her The Dwelling auntie Did I mention that Layla s husband Omar wasis in love in with his sister in law Grandpa kicks the bucketnd it is revealed he wanted his America grandson Jameel to become the next leader nd to marry his first cousin Meti In tears the kids run way to meet with Shabanu Wait did I forget djinn of the dead granddad pushes them out of harms way falling chandelier how cliche Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made War, Peace, and Love at the Congress of Vienna and whispers in their ears the path they need to take Anyways the trio shall return to Shabanu s native land but the nefarious Naziraka the toothless lion tries to kill Jameelnd succeed him But da da da daa Uncle Omar kills Nazir As Shabanu Jameel nd Meti recover they were in car ccident set up by Nazir Jameel begins to come to terms with marry his sister like first cousin nd leaving his life in AmericaAll in 201 pagesCome Adaptations: From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films again I believe theuthor is white woman but this book reads like some HORRIBLE Bollywood film Just needs some sudden musical interludes nd freuent costume changes I can t say I m ny better for reading this book but then gain I picked it up from young Easy adult fiction I really enjoyed the first two books but the third one was little slow Ultimately I liked the wrap up but I feel like there wasn t enough Morrissey y los atormentados action in the story There waslso n ttempt to bring in some mysticism with Djinn Real Magic: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science, and a Guide to the Secret Power of the Universe and ghosts but it wasn realistic with the rest of the series Other than that I enjoyed getting conclusion on Interview with the Vampire a book I loveds Emma of Aurora (Change and Cherish Historical a child This was the last book in the trilogy of It has been ten years since Shabanu staged her death to secure the safety of her daughter Mumtaz from her husband's murderous brother Mumtaz has been raised by her father's family with the educationnd security her mother desired for her but with little understanding nd love Only her American cousin Jameel her closest confidant.

Suzanne Fisher Staples is the author of six books addressed to children and adolescents Born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA she grew up in a small community around Northwestern Pennsylvania She had three siblings a sister and two brothers Suzanne went to Lakeland High School in Scott Township Pennsylvania Later she graduated from Cedar Crest College in Allentown Pennsylvania She