Fourteen years ago Aasmaani's mother Samina, a blazing beauty and fearless activist, walked out of her house and was never seen again. Aasmaani refuses to believe she is dead and still dreams of her glorious return. Now grown up and living in Karachi, Aasmaani receives what could be the longed-for proof that her mother is still alive. As she comes closer to the truth she is also irresistibly drawn to Ed, her ally and sparring partner, and the only person who can understand the profound hurt - and the profound love - that drives her.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kristelh - LibraryThing
Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie, published 2005 is a book about women political activists, mother-daughter relationships set in Pakistan during the seventies/eighties/nineties. The Poet is found ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookwoman247 - LibraryThing
This novel is about a daughter's search for her mother who disappeared, and her mother's lover, The Poet, who is presumed dead. It was was lovely, heartbreaking, and brilliant. Read full review