Turquoise

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Saqi Books, 2002 - Fiction - 154 pages
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Direct and startlingly intimate, Hussein’s stories are set in troubled times – in Karachi, Lahore and London – amid war, partition, and military rule, the anticipation and anxiety of changing homes or cities, the mixed blessings of family life, the hopes and failures of love and work. Turquoise is a collection of stories that illuminate the passions and fears of a world more complex and more beautiful than the media images of Islam and Pakistan convey.

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About the author (2002)

Aamer Hussein is the author of several collections of short stories including Mirror to the Sun, and This Other Salt.

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