I don’t read Malay novel as much as I enjoy reading English novel. Don’t get me wrong. Lemme tell you why before you attack me hehe
Recently, I have been reading my old Malay novel that I bought a decade ago haha. I am positive I bought it either because of my friend forced me to or maybe I had a coupon book on that time haha. I remember when I was in high school, my father wouldn’t allow me to buy any Malay novel. The only reason he gave me was that I should focus more on studying. Since I was such a good daughter, I only nodded agreeing to whatever he asked me to do
Now when I am all grown up, I know why some of parents don’t allow their children to read Malay novel at young age. I have been reading this one novel, and God I cannot stop giggling, smiling and squealing because of the cheesiness! This novel is about a young student who has to get married at the age of 17 (is it legal to get married at that age? Hm should do some reading in this haha) with her cousin who happens to be her teacher at school. Can you imagine that?!
This novel is written in my mother tongue language. I get every little things that the author wants to apply in this novel. How the marriage life should work, how should you respect your husband, how to balance your school life and personal life, how to handle your friends when you are with your husband and so many (sweet) things in this one novel
It is so different when you read your English novel. You cannot really feel the characters because you know that are so not your culture. Do you get what I am trying to say? That is why my father doesn’t allow me, cos he knows his daughter will get rainbows and unicorns when she reads this kind of novel haha
In English, it says that ‘My Husband is A Religious Teacher’. Now I am gonna continue reading and fangirling again hehe
P/s: If you are still in high school, I don’t recommend this novel to you, please wait for at least you finish your high school. Unless if your parents allow you then go, I am not gonna stop you! Haha but read at your own risk! :p
P/p/s: GIRLS IN MALAYSIA CAN BE MARRIED AS EARLY AS 16 WITH CONDITIONS. GUYS I AM 26, I AM 10 YEARS LATE! HAHA SOBS AT THE CORNER
Now where is my husband?