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Broken verses
Broken verses
Shamsie, Kamila, 1973-2018
Books
Fourteen years ago Aasmaani's mother Samina, a blazing beauty and fearless activist, walked out of her house and was never seen again. Aasmaani refuses to believe she is dead and still dreams of her glorious return. Now grown up and living in Karachi, Aasmaani receives what could be the longed-fo...
Home fire
Home fire
Shamsie, Kamila, 1973-2017
Books
From the Orange and Baileys Prize-shortlisted author comes an urgent, explosive story of love and a family torn apart Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't st...
Home Fire [electronic resource]
Home Fire [electronic resource]
Shamsie, Kamila2017
Books
From the Orange and Baileys Prize-shortlisted author comes an urgent, explosive story of love and a family torn apart Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't s...
Home Fire [electronic resource]
Home Fire [electronic resource]
Shamsie, Kamila2017
Books
Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London – or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappear...
Home fire
Home fire
Shamsie, Kamila, 1973-2017
Books
From the Orange and Baileys Prize-shortlisted author comes an urgent, explosive story of love and a family torn apart. Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't s...
Home fire
Home fire
Shamsie, Kamila, 1973-2017
Books
Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London - or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappear...
God in Every Stone [electronic resource]
God in Every Stone [electronic resource]
Shamsie, Kamila2016
Audiobooks
In the summer of 1914 a young Englishwoman, Vivian Rose Spencer, finds herself fulfilling a dream by joining an archaeological dig in Turkey. Working alongside Germans and Turks, she falls in love with archaeologist, Tahsin Bey, and joins him in his quest to find an ancient silver circlet. The ou...
In the City by the Sea [electronic resource]
In the City by the Sea [electronic resource]
Shamsie, Kamila2011
Books
Hasan is eleven years old. He loves cricket, pomegranates, the night sky, his clever, vibrant artistic mother and his etymologically obsessed lawyer father, and he adores his next-door neighbour Zehra. One early summer morning, while lazing happily on the roof, Hasan watches a young boy flying a ...
Burnt Shadows [electronic resource]
Burnt Shadows [electronic resource]
Shamsie, Kamila2009
Books
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE 2009 In a prison cell in the US, a man stands trembling, naked, fearfully waiting to be shipped to Guantánamo Bay. How did it come to this? he wonders... August 9th, 1945, Nagasaki. Hiroko Tanaka steps out onto her veranda, taking in the view of the terraced s...
The Pleasure of Reading [electronic resource] : 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books that Inspired Them
The Pleasure of Reading [electronic resource] : 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books that Inspired Them
Fraser, Antonia2015
Books
In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to do so. First published in 1992 in hardback only, original contributors include Margaret Atwood, J. G. Ballard, Melvyn Bragg, A. S...
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