A Thousand Splendid Suns

why does mammy (fariba) resent Babi (Hakim)?

chapter 16

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Laila's parents are arguing as they often did. Laila's father, Hakim, is an Afghan history expert. He is often verbally abused by Fariba. Laila's mother, Fariba, resents father for letting their two sons join the war against the Soviet Union.