The eccentric cook for James and Lovely, he is so talented in the kitchen that he often gets away with doing very little work at all. He lives for Kung-Fu movies and liberal politics, and, over time, opens Hasina’s eyes to the need for the lower classes to revolt against their employers. At the end of the novel, he and Hasina run away together.
Zaid Character Timeline in Brick Lane
The timeline below shows where the character Zaid appears in Brick Lane. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...anxious about an upcoming election. Depending on who wins, it could be bad for business. Zaid is behaving oddly, chopping the air even more than normal and declaring that his time... (full context)
...isn’t really listening. She makes a comment about James’ company being medium-sized under her breath. Zaid hears everything and tells Hasina in the kitchen that all sides are hiring muscle for... (full context)