page 43 of 244 of An Unrestored Woman

The Imperial Police

Have we met Jenkins before? Everything at the police station seems to be doing its job poorly, such as the fan like a wilted flower, and Abheet Singh’s inability to salute properly. Jenkins does not sound like an Indian name; is he white? Is that why we doesn’t understand marriages arranged in childhood? He wonders how people will know how they’ll turn out – and someone is a murderer so he’s right to be skeptical