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Broken Verses

by Kamila Shamsie

Paperback, 338 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $14 |

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Years after her renowned Pakistani poet father is killed by government thugs and her activist mother disappears, Aasmaani, an employee at Pakistan's first independent television station, begins to receive a series of letters written in her mother's private code. By the author of Kartography. Original.

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Novelists See Pakistan as Land of Contradictions

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