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Nadeem Aslam - Maps for Lost Lovers - 9780571221837 - KEX0287705
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Maps for Lost Lovers

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Description for Maps for Lost Lovers Paperback. 8vo. Very good copy
In an unnamed town Jugnu and his lover Chanda have disappeared. Rumours abound in the close-knit Pakistani community, and then on a snow-covered January morning Chanda's brothers are arrested for murder. Telling the story of the next twelve months, Maps for Lost Lovers opens the heart of a family at the crossroads of culture, community, nationality and religion, and expresses their pain in a language that is arrestingly poetic. 'This is a deeply pastoral novel, tied to the seasons and resonating with birdsong ...Like Aslam, I was heartbroken when the dense, dark tapestry was finished.' Independent on Sunday 'Despite the ... Read more

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Faber & Faber
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London, United Kingdom
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About Nadeem Aslam
Nadeem Aslam is the author of the award-winning novel Season of the Rainbirds (1993). He lives in the UK.Praise for Season of the Rainbirds:'Nadeem Aslam's is a genuinely exciting new voice - lively, confident, uninhibited and ambitious. This is one of the most impressive first novels of recent years.' Salman Rushdie'An exquisitely turned portrait of small-town life on the subcontinent: ... Read more

Reviews for Maps for Lost Lovers
"'Despite the violence that lies at the heart of the novel, it is a celebration of love and life... This is that rare sort of book that gives a voice to those whose voices are seldom heard.' Observer; 'Nadeem Aslam is a genuinely exciting new voice, lively, confident, uninhibited and ambitious. This is one of the most impressive... novels of ... Read more

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