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Nadya Chishty-Mujahid

FICTION: Life goes on

The death of a loved one can lead to appreciation of one’s own existence Published Jan 29, 2017 06:34am

Swan songs of the soul

Ruth Gilligan’s second novel centres on how narratives about common human emotions transcend all manner of cultural Published Nov 20, 2016 07:16am

Survival of the unprepared

Jenni Fagan’s latest novel is a chilling reminder of the fact that humans cannot contend with major natural disasters Published Nov 06, 2016 06:47am

The cultural icon

This is the first time that a musician has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature — raising the question whether Published Oct 23, 2016 07:42am

The way we were

Alys Faiz’s collection of essays sheds light a life filled with joy, turmoil, adventure, and of course, words Published Oct 09, 2016 07:31am

Darker days

Chris Cleave’s latest work of fiction centres on London during WWII, with characters that are as gritty as they are Published Sep 18, 2016 07:03am

In the land of immortals

A Court of Mist and Fury picks up where A Court of Thorns and Roses left off, and packs an exciting punch Published Aug 28, 2016 07:24am

The saga continues

Familiar characters return in Archer’s delicious tale of espionage and aristocracy that spans the globe Published Aug 07, 2016 06:43am

Thoughts that linger

An anthology presents some unfinished pieces of work by Attia Hosain that are no less brilliant than those published in Updated Jul 10, 2016 08:50am

A tale as old as time

A debut writer’s notable entry into the genre of Gothic fiction Published Jun 19, 2016 07:52am

The quest

Nazneen Sheikh’s latest novel is about a Buddha statue that seems to carry a curse which brings death and misery to Published May 15, 2016 08:04am

Once upon a country

A chessboard analogy of politicians is an extended metaphor … Rifaat Hamid Ghani’s debut novel is a teaser that is not Published Apr 17, 2016 09:27am

Power and other monsters

Julian Barnes’s latest work is an absorbing fictional biography of the composer Shostakovich Published Apr 03, 2016 07:15am

Thrill of the chase

Benyamin’s latest novel has its moments, but disappoints on many scores Published Mar 20, 2016 07:41am

A grim tale

Cecilia Ekbäck’s debut mystery novel is set in 1717 in Lapland, Sweden Updated Mar 07, 2016 01:07am

REVIEW: Winner takes it all

In Sky Key, the second novel in the Endgame series, the Players are competing for the purpose of surviving Published Jan 17, 2016 06:42am

Spy fiction in 2015 Emerging trends

MOST years witness a healthy number of publications of spy fiction, and 2015 was no different. Jeffrey Archer ... Updated Dec 30, 2015 12:49am