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Nadya Chishty-Mujahid

FICTION: THE BLACK WATERS OF HISTORY

FICTION: THE BLACK WATERS OF HISTORY

Uzma Aslam Khan’s latest novel can be a difficult read at times, but she deserves credit for her vast research and for Published May 12, 2019 07:02am
FICTION: THE NEXT BIG KARACHI NOVEL?

FICTION: THE NEXT BIG KARACHI NOVEL?

With a protagonist impossible not to like and enjoyably ranging across aspects of Karachi’s art, culture, landscape and Updated Mar 18, 2019 09:05am
FICTION: DISSOLVING IDENTITIES

FICTION: DISSOLVING IDENTITIES

Reissued after 40 years, a memoir-like novel still seems fresh and emotive, but its brevity cannot do justice to its Published Jan 13, 2019 07:23am
FICTION: TWIST IN THE TALE

FICTION: TWIST IN THE TALE

In his entertaining latest collection of short stories, Sir Jeffrey Archer demonstrates he is not simply a gifted writer Published Oct 28, 2018 07:09am
FICTION: ESCAPE AND NOSTALGIA

FICTION: ESCAPE AND NOSTALGIA

A collection of Pakistani short stories in English is marked by its pitch-perfect writing and the empathy it brings Published Aug 05, 2018 07:28am
FICTION: SPECTRUM OF TALES

FICTION: SPECTRUM OF TALES

A new collection of short stories prioritises quality over quantity and the result is nothing short of heartwarming Published Jun 15, 2018 07:05am
FICTION: PLOTS, PALACES AND PROSE

FICTION: PLOTS, PALACES AND PROSE

A slim new novel comes across on occasion as almost Dickensian in its sweeping portrayal of social panorama Published Apr 29, 2018 07:16am
FICTION: FARAH AND HER SISTERS

FICTION: FARAH AND HER SISTERS

British baking star Nadiya Hussain debuts with an original novel that is more substantial than the average beach read Published Apr 01, 2018 06:49am
FICTION: OF HUMAN BONDAGE

FICTION: OF HUMAN BONDAGE

The last novel written by the grande dame of Urdu literature can now be savoured by an English-reading audience Published Dec 31, 2017 07:05am
FICTION: A HANDMAID’S TALE

FICTION: A HANDMAID’S TALE

Historical fiction, ostensibly about Lady Mountbatten, sidelines her for the story of her fictional secretary Published Oct 15, 2017 07:04am
FICTION: SHALLOW GRAVES

FICTION: SHALLOW GRAVES

Though written with sincerity, this novel is unable to dig deep enough Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am
NON-FICTION: No sign of a ceasefire

NON-FICTION: No sign of a ceasefire

From Ireland to Saudi Arabia, women continue to lose the battle for survival and dignity simply because of their gender Updated Mar 19, 2017 08:47am

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