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You Can’t Go Home Again

You Can’t Go Home Again

Sarvat Hasin
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Linked stories draw a powerful portrait of young Pakistan, at home and in the world
A group of teenagers in a Karachi high school put on a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible-and one goes missing. The incident sets off ripples through their already fraught education in lust and witches, and over the years, the young men and women grow up together and apart, haunted by both home and djinns in these lyrical linked stories.

In the world of Sarvat Hasin’s contemporary seekers, young rakes move between Murree and New York and women own the magic of their inexplicable passions; a failed soap opera star forms a poignant truce of a marriage with an unlikely man who has his own scars; churails are a persistent spectre in the most modern of lives. Here is the real Pakistan of Mohsin Hamid and Kamila Shamsie, one generation younger-and a young storyteller to take on the legacy of Pakistan’s chroniclers.

Imprint: India Hamish Hamilton

Published: Feb/2018

ISBN: 9780670090167

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹499.00

You Can’t Go Home Again

Sarvat Hasin

Linked stories draw a powerful portrait of young Pakistan, at home and in the world
A group of teenagers in a Karachi high school put on a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible-and one goes missing. The incident sets off ripples through their already fraught education in lust and witches, and over the years, the young men and women grow up together and apart, haunted by both home and djinns in these lyrical linked stories.

In the world of Sarvat Hasin’s contemporary seekers, young rakes move between Murree and New York and women own the magic of their inexplicable passions; a failed soap opera star forms a poignant truce of a marriage with an unlikely man who has his own scars; churails are a persistent spectre in the most modern of lives. Here is the real Pakistan of Mohsin Hamid and Kamila Shamsie, one generation younger-and a young storyteller to take on the legacy of Pakistan’s chroniclers.

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Sarvat Hasin

Sarvat Hasin was born in London and grew up in Karachi. This is her first novel.

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