From the acclaimed author of Maps for Lost Lovers and The Blind Man's Garden, a brave, timely, searingly beautiful novel set in contemporary Pakistan - about a community consumed by religious intolerance.
Nadeem Aslam was born in Pakistan and now lives in England. He is the author of four previous novels, most recently The Blind Man's Garden. His work has been longlisted for the Booker Prize, shortlisted for the IMPAC Prize and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and won the Kiriyama and Windham Campbell prizes and the Lannan and Encore Awards. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.