The End Of Innocence

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 7, 2007 - Fiction - 368 pages
7 Reviews

'Perched on the edge of a car seat, Rani and Laila hurtled towards a love story ...'

Western Pakistan, the winter of 1971, and nine-year-old Laila has a secret. Ignored by the adults around her yet desperate to know their world, Laila takes comfort in being the confidant of teenager Rani - privy to details of the older girl's forbidden love affair. But when that affair bears unwelcome fruit, a floundering Rani leans on Laila for solace and support. Yet Laila - still a child - neither comprehends the danger nor is able to help; and thus unwittingly leads Rani towards catastrophe ...

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User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

I expected this book to unravel predictably but I was pleasantly surprised. The author brought a world to life with detail and believable characters. I was particularly impressed with the nuance the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rameesha - Goodreads

Worthy of a casual read, only slightly passes over some serious issues faced by many people in South Asian urban areas that may have been passed down from generation to generation even after the ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Moni Mohsin was born and raised in Pakistan. She lives in London with her husband and two children

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