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Pakistani Writers

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Pakistani Writers

Pakistani Writers

Pakistani Writers

Only Available in Archive Formats.

BBC's arts correspondent, Razia Igbal, reports on up-and-coming Pakistani writers, including Moshin Hamid, author of Moth Smoke. Today's writers say that in their political climate, they've become proficient in the use of subtitles and euphemisms. They also look towards Urdu poetry, and the work of Faiz Ahmed Faiz.

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