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The Wish Maker

by Ali Sethi - £11.99  Penguin Books Ltd (2010)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780141037103 | ISBN 10: 0141037105

Zaki has returned home to Pakistan...
His childhood friend and cousin Samar is getting married, and he's come to wish her happiness for the future. But returning to the family home in Lahore - crammed as it is with relatives - Zaki is confronted vividly with the past that has shaped not only his and his cousin's lives, but also those of his extended family.
The Wishmaker is a sweeping, powerful epic that stretches back into the past of a troubled family in a troubled country, finding the roots of today's struggles in the lives and events that shaped yesterday...

(Price & availability last checked: December 2018)

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