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Twilight

Twilight

(2008)
(The House of Bilqis)
A novel by

 
Paperback. Pub Date :2012-1-1 Pages: 215 Publisher: Penguin A haunting novel about a mother and son and the emotionalconsequences of leaving home The matriarch Bilqis Khan. a widoweduniversity professor. is dismayed when her only son Samad marriesKate. a white Australian woman. and settles in Melbourne ratherthan returning home to Pakistan. Though Samad attempts to convincehis mother to join them in Australia. she insists on remaining inKarachi. presiding over the familys crumbling estate. even whiletensions in the government are mounting. making the countryprogressively more dangerous. Meanwhile. Bilqiss devoted servantMumtaz enters a relationship with a freedom fighter. risking herand her familys honor. and Bilqis realizes that it is up to her tointervene. The intertwining stories of Bilqis. Samad. and Mumtazoffer a powerful and nuanced portrait of Pakistan in the moderner...

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The House of Bilqis
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0670019410 / 9780670019410 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Books
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January 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Twilight
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0670082740 / 9780670082742 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin/Viking
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Paperback Editions

March 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The House of Bilqis
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0143116576 / 9780143116578 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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January 2008 : Australia Paperback
Title: Twilight
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 1921351675 / 9781921351679 (Australia edition)
Publisher: The Text Publishing Company
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Kindle Editions

January 2009 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: The House of Bilqis: A Novel
Author(s): Azhar Abidi

Publisher: Penguin Books
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