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World Fiction - Pakistan -

Related categories: Fiction / World - Asia /
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These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
    A Golden Age - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786898623 | ISBN 10: 1786898624

    A mother struggles to protect her children as Bangladesh fights for independence; winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.   Spring, 1971, East Pakistan. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam
    The Golden Legend - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571330751 | ISBN 10: 0571330754

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018   For weeks, someone has been broadcasting people’s secrets from the minarets of the city’s mosques, striking fear into the hearts of Christians and Muslims alike. Then when shots ring out on the Grand ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam
    The Bones of Grace - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781847679789 | ISBN 10: 1847679781

    Zubaida is on a journey to unearth the past. It will lead her from the corridors of Harvard to the scorching deserts of Pakistan, and the bones of an ancient whale. It will carry her back to Bangladesh, and the dark horrors of a ship-breaking yard. H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ice Candy Man by Bapsi Sidhwa
    Ice Candy Man - by Bapsi Sidhwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907970634 | ISBN 10: 1907970630

    Eight-year-old Lenny is crippled by polio but inquisitive and spirited. She spends her days in the park with her beloved Ayah, surrounded by a plethora of other park-goers: theres the Sikh zoo-keeper, the Pathan, strong Imman Din, and Ice-Candy Man ... more

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  • Cover image of book Season of the Rainbirds by Nadeem Aslam
    Season of the Rainbirds - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571313303 | ISBN 10: 0571313302

    The highly acclaimed and Betty Trask Award winning debut from the author of Maps for Lost Lovers.   A sack of letters lost in a train crash nineteen years previously has mysteriously reappeared, and the inhabitants of a small town in Pakistan ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Scatter Here is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer
    The Scatter Here is Too Great - by Bilal Tanweer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099589846 | ISBN 10: 0099589842

    A love letter to Karachi, told by the people linked together by one devastating event.   Shortlisted for the 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Winner of the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2014   The Scatter Here is Too Great he ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman
    In the Light of What We Know - by Zia Haider Rahman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447231233 | ISBN 10: 1447231236

    A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century. One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his marriage unravelling, receives a surpr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blind Man
    The Blind Man's Garden - by Nadeem Aslam

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571287949 | ISBN 10: 0571287948

    From the author of Maps for Lost Lovers comes a searing, exquisitely written novel set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11 - a story of war, of one family's losses, and of the simplest, most enduring human impulses.   Jeo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shadow of the Crescent Moon by Fatima Bhutto
    The Shadow of the Crescent Moon - by Fatima Bhutto

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241965627 | ISBN 10: 0241965624

    Fatima Bhutto's stunning debut novel The Shadow of the Crescent Moon, begins and ends one rain swept Friday morning in Mir Ali, a small town in Pakistan's Tribal Areas close to the Afghan border.   Three brothers meet for breakfast. Soon aft ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif
    Our Lady of Alice Bhatti - by Mohammed Hanif

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099516750 | ISBN 10: 0099516756

    From the author of the award-winning, critically-acclaimed debut, A Case of Exploding Mangoes.  The patients of the Sacred Heart Hospital for All Ailments in Karachi are looking for a miracle. Junior nurse, ex-prisoner and part-time healer Al ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid
    Moth Smoke - by Mohsin Hamid

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780241953938 | ISBN 10: 0241953936

    In Lahore, Daru Shezad is a junior banker with a hashish habit. When his old friend Ozi moves back to Pakistan, Daru wants to be happy for him. Ozi has everything: a beautiful wife and child, an expensive foreign education - and a corrupt father who ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cloud Messenger by Aamer Hussein
    The Cloud Messenger - by Aamer Hussein

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846590894 | ISBN 10: 1846590892

    London, that distant rainy place his father lived in once, is where Mehran finds himself after leaving Karachi. And it is there that his adult life unfolds: he discovers the joys of poetry, faces the trials of love and work and spends his dreaming ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wish Maker by Ali Sethi
    The Wish Maker - by Ali Sethi

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - 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 conf ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji
    The Writing on My Forehead - by Nafisa Haji

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099536741 | ISBN 10: 0099536749

    Free-spirited and rebellious, Saira has grown up in California with her beautiful, obedient sister Ameena. From childhood, she has broken the boundaries between her desire for independence and her familys traditions in particular, her Bombay-bred ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie
    Burnt Shadows - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781408800874 | ISBN 10: 140880087x

    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2009, this is a powerful, sweeping epic crossing generations, cultures and continents. In a prison cell in the US, a man stands trembling, naked, fearfully waiting to be shipped to Guantnamo Bay. How did it come ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
    A Case of Exploding Mangoes - by Mohammed Hanif

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099516743 | ISBN 10: 0099516748

    There is an ancient saying that when lovers fall out, a plane goes down. This is the story of one such plane. Why did a Hercules C130, the world's sturdiest plane, carrying Pakistan's military dictator General Zia ul Haq, go down on 17 August, 1988? ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
    The Reluctant Fundamentalist - by Mohsin Hamid

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141029542 | ISBN 10: 0141029544

    At a cafe table in Lahore, a Pakistani man converses with a stranger. As dusk deepens to dark, he begins the tale that has brought him to this fateful meeting...  Among the brightest and best of his graduating class at Princeton, Changez is s ... more

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