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Burnt Shadows (Arabic edition Al Thelal al Mohtariqa)

Burnt Shadows (Arabic edition Al Thelal al Mohtariqa)
Burnt Shadows (Arabic edition Al Thelal al Mohtariqa)

by:Kamila Shamsie,
ISBN: 9992142588
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Published: 20120927

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Burnt Shadows is an epic narrative of disasters evaded and confronted, loyalties offered and repaid, and loves rewarded and betrayed.
Completely authentic, complex, breath-stopping
Achingly moving
Intensely charged with emotion and beauty ... Has such a sad story, ever been told so beautifully? A formidable arching tale about loss and foreignness
A sweeping narrative with a breath-taking climax
Burnt Shadows is an epic narrative of disasters evaded and confronted, loyalties offered and repaid, and loves rewarded and betrayed.
Kamila Shamsie was born in 1973 in Pakistan. She is the author of four previous novels: In the City by the Sea, Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), Salt and Saffron and Broken Verses. In 1999 she received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature and in 2004 the Patras Bokhari Award, both awarded by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Kamila Shamsie lives in London.
Shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2009
Rights have been sold in twenty countries
An epic novel, written in broad, confident brushstrokes

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