Pakistan

Pakistan

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by John Freeman
     
 

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Brought into nationhood under the auspices of a single religion, but wracked with deep separatist fissures and the destabilizing forces of ongoing conflicts in Iran, Afghanistan and Kashmir, Pakistan is one of the most dynamic places in the world today. It is also at the forefront of a literary renaissance.

From the writers who are living outside of the country

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Brought into nationhood under the auspices of a single religion, but wracked with deep separatist fissures and the destabilizing forces of ongoing conflicts in Iran, Afghanistan and Kashmir, Pakistan is one of the most dynamic places in the world today. It is also at the forefront of a literary renaissance.

From the writers who are living outside of the country – Daniyal Muenuddin, Kamila Shamsie and Nadeem Aslam to those going back – Mohsin Hamid and Mohammed Hanif – to those who are living there and writing in Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Baluchi and English, like Declan Walsh, this is a startling opportunity to bring an exciting array of voices into one volume.

Granta 112: Pakistan will seize this moment, bringing to life the landscape and culture of the country in fiction, reportage, memoir, travelogue and poetry. Like the magazine's issues on India and Australia, it will be a watershed moment critically and a chance to celebrate the corona of talent which has burst onto the English-language publishing world in recent years.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905881215
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
09/27/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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