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Uzma Aslam Khan
Uzma Aslam Khan grew up in Karachi, Pakistan. She has taught English language and literature in the US, Morocco and Pakistan, and now lives in Lahore with her husband, author David Maine.
- Publisher blurb for Trespassing.
- What America says does not go. Article in Counterpunch, 15 Apr 2003.
Harper Collins. (2004)
- Back in Karachi for his father's funeral, Daanish, a Pakistani student changed by his years at an American university, is entranced by the gazelle-eyed girl in the traditional dupatta who appears one day at the house of mourning. But the dupatta is deceptive: Dia is the modern daughter of a mother who, as the owner of a silk farm and factory, has achieved a degree of freedom rare among Pakistani women. It will take a handful of silkworms, fattened on mulberry leaves, to bring Daanish and Dia together. But their union will forever rupture the peace of two households and three families, destroying a stable present built on the repression of a bloody past.
- Sawnet Review by Pamela Seth
- Review in the New Statesman
- Review in the Daily Star
- Review in UCLA's Asia Arts
- A silken cocoon. Asian Review of Books.
- Search for miracles. The Hindu.
- The Story of Noble Rot
Penguin India. (2001)
- Review in Visage
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