Rabeea Saleem

FICTION: A LIFE LIVED IN RETROSPECT

FICTION: A LIFE LIVED IN RETROSPECT

Deborah Levy’s eighth and most complex novel, longlisted for the Booker Prize, provides a timely lesson in history and

Published Oct 27, 2019 07:04am
FICTION: PARTITION AND PROPHECY

FICTION: PARTITION AND PROPHECY

An earnest debut that juxtaposes a family saga with the zeitgeist of pre- and post-Partition turmoil is richly detailed

Published Sep 01, 2019 07:27am
FICTION: WOMEN ON THE VERGE

FICTION: WOMEN ON THE VERGE

A translation of a French novel tells the tale of three characters separated by geography and social circumstances,

Published Jul 07, 2019 07:24am
FICTION: THE DOG THAT HATED ME

FICTION: THE DOG THAT HATED ME

A coming-of-age story about a boy looking for a dog that bit his finger off in his ancestral Afghan village marks an

Published Apr 07, 2019 07:15am
FICTION: SINISTER SISTERS

FICTION: SINISTER SISTERS

A morbidly funny modern noir combines family saga, quirky crime thriller and dark comedy, but is also a sharply incisive

Published Feb 24, 2019 09:23am
FICTION: A CITY DIVIDED

FICTION: A CITY DIVIDED

Racial tensions and citywide riots make a tinderbox of a London council estate in this searing debut novel

Published Jul 22, 2018 07:59am
FICTION: A TOUCH OF MADNESS

FICTION: A TOUCH OF MADNESS

A novel that deftly combines the daunting reality of day-to-day life in a war-torn city with a hint of self-deprecating

Published Jun 15, 2018 07:05am
FICTION: SCANDINAVIAN DYSTOPIA

FICTION: SCANDINAVIAN DYSTOPIA

An inventive near-future locked-room mystery that falls slightly short of its fascinating potential

Published Jan 28, 2018 07:32am
FICTION: ANTS AND AVARICE

FICTION: ANTS AND AVARICE

A compact, multi-layered portrait of family conflict and the insecurities of bourgeois life

Updated Aug 01, 2017 12:20pm
Of circularity and collision

Of circularity and collision

A dynamic novel about causality, with a reclusive protagonist standing in as the linchpin of Angola’s revolution

Published Jan 01, 2017 10:43am