Letters to God

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
Rahim is your average rebellious teenager who owns an extraordinary cat, Neko. A being rumoured to have nine lives, Neko has been patiently and wisely raising Rahim since his mother's passing. It's a job that Rahim's father, Rahman, had neglected. In an attempt to amend their relationship, the wise Neko had set Rahim on a journey to discover the real life story of Rahman's late mother.
Set in diverse Malaysia, this is a story about love, family, religion, culture, and the relationship between man and cat.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Submitted: June 29, 2019

I hate my father. He treats me like I’m some sort of a servant. Boxes have been coming to the house and father commanded me to stow the... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: July 06, 2019

May 25th, 1999 god, You don’t deserve a dear in front; nor a capital g. Where should I start my first letter of complaint? Well... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: July 13, 2019

1st June 1999   god, Repeating the event that had led to my husband’s death was excruciating. I cried and cried for a ... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: July 20, 2019

5th August 1999   Hello again despicable god, Alcohol didn’t work for me anymore. So I look for other methods to numb ... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: July 27, 2019

27th August 1999   Allow me to tell you a story that I’ve been meaning to tell you all along. Allow me to share with you h... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: August 04, 2019

11th November 1999   god, I’m past my breaking point. But you said in the Quran that you won’t burden anyone more th... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: August 11, 2019

14th November 1999   god, You either saved me or you just want to see me suffer more. Judging by experience, the latter ... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: September 02, 2019

1st December 1999   Hello god, I decided to continue writing to you for a number of reasons. I’m going to show you how... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: September 02, 2019

11thJanuary 2003   That’s a big leap of years. I scanned the letters before and saw that the letters dated between a week ... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: September 02, 2019

5th April 2003   Hi there god, I mentioned you again, today. But this time with Aasha. I arrived as usual at Devi’... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: September 02, 2019

17th September 2003   After persuading her for months, Aasha finally talked with her mother yesterday.  “How did ... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

Submitted: September 02, 2019

CHAPTER 12   5th April 2004   Hi again god, A lot has happen. I needed the time to think so I didn’t have... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

Submitted: September 16, 2019

20th June 2004   It’s me again, god. I can’t seem to forget about Mrs Hajar. She walks by leaning on her staff but t... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

Submitted: September 16, 2019

5th August 2004   god, I thought about Mrs Hajar’s stories. I thought about Devi, I thought about Aasha, and I especia... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

Submitted: September 16, 2019

13th January 2005   Dear God, I admit, I’m quite ashamed to write to you again. But Mrs Hajar told me that ALLAH likes... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

Submitted: September 22, 2019

Ding dong! The sound of the doorbell. Neko puts his face to my forehead. “Father’s heart is indeed cold as ice. But ice can b... Read Chapter