page 47 of 244 of An Unrestored Woman

The Imperial Police

Jenkins is white and is casual with his racism, as are the officers, such as Smithson – these are very white sounding names but not very British sounding. Yet along with his racism, he’s also curious as when he tries to imagine what Abheet’s Sikh hair is like when he’s not wearing the turban, he almost seems to admire it romantically the way he wonders what it looks like spread across his pillow.