Copy: The Observer 24/10/11

>>Some of you may have seen the interview I did with Mohammed for The National. There’s a link here, if not. And off the back of that, here’s a nice big review of the follow up to A Case Of Exploding Mangoes. Our Lady Of Alice Bhatti is, despite my misgivings, a really interesting insight into Pakistan, even though Mohammed told me it was nothing of the sort!

“Perhaps one would expect Hanif, as a journalist, to skewer the terrible attitudes to Pakistan’s women and its society’s endemic misogyny, but he does so without ever resorting to heavy-handed polemic.”

Click the link to read the full review of Our Lady Of Alice Bhatti in The Observer


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