Tag: Penguin

The Carpet Weaver Book Review
Books

The Carpet Weaver | Nemat Sadat | Penguin Viking

Everything is fair in love and war. Is it? Well, in case of Kanishka Nurzada, it wasn’t. A 16-year-old Afghan, who intends to continue his father’s business, has secrets which can destroy his family in seconds. He is, what people of his community calls, a Kuni. An extremely derogatory term for gay people where they […]

Calling Sehmat Book Review
Books

Calling Sehmat | Harinder Sikka | Penguin

Calling Sehmat: A 20 year old vulnerable girl getting married into an influential Pakistani family in order to relay privileged information back home. This is probably going to be the most exciting sentence i’ll ever write. Sehmat, who is just as beautiful and serene as her birthplace Kashmir, is told by her father on his […]