Kahani: Short Stories by Pakistani Women

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Aamer Hussein
Saqi, 2005 - Fiction - 170 pages
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A naive peasant is left with a white man's baby; a middle-class housewife sees visions of salvation in the tricks of circus animals . . . In this collection of stories by Pakistan's finest women writers - including Jamila Hashmi

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Contents

Foreword
7
Azra Abbas Voyages of Sleep
21
Hijab Imtiaz Ali Tempest in Autumn
47
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Born in Karachi, Hussein moved to London in 1970. He reviews for The Independent and the TLS. He is the author of Turquoise, This Other Salt, and editor of Kahani: Short Stories by Pakistani Women. He has held visiting posts at the University of Southampton and the University of London, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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