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Blessings and Other Short Stories Bina Shah

Blessings and Other Short Stories

Bina Shah

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ISBN : 9799695161721
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163 pages
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A doctor conducting a Karachi polio camp considered stealing an eunuchs baby for his childless wife. A British journalist travels to an Afghan refugee camp and discovers the worst and best of humanity. A young man falls in love with his cousin andMoreA doctor conducting a Karachi polio camp considered stealing an eunuchs baby for his childless wife. A British journalist travels to an Afghan refugee camp and discovers the worst and best of humanity. A young man falls in love with his cousin and entangles himself in an arranged marriage with a twist. And in rural Pakistan, a small girl is murdered for honor, tearing apart the entire community.Blessings is eleven short stories by Bina Shah that capture a region and its people dealing with a world that is anything but what they expected. Outsiders, insiders, foreign visitors, expatriates - all find their lives irrevocably changed by Pakistan and the choices, challenges, and conflicts is has to offer. Each tale is not just a story but a journey in this stunning new collection by one of Pakistans most surprising authors.