Category Archives: Pakistan

Jane Austen in Pakistan: A Conversation with Soniah Kamal

Soniah Kamal’s second novel, Unmarriageable, forthcoming from Ballantine Books on January 22, is a pleasant rendition of Jane Austen’s Satisfaction and Prejudice, transported to Pakistan. Set in the fictional city of Dilipabad, the novel is a trustworthy retelling of the feelings, arguments, and resolutions that Austen is understood for. The guide revolves across the Binat […]

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #159: John Wray

Though John Wray’s newest novel, Godsend, is usually set in Pakistan and Afghanistan, it’s in some ways a really American story, a coming-of-age story a few younger lady who flees her troubled residence life and crafts a brand new id for herself—as a Muslim man. Aden Grace Sawyer, a white Californian, converts to Islam, modifications […]