A fast-paced journey around Karachi in the company of those who know the city inside out - from an electrifying new voice in narrative non-fiction.
Samira Shackle is a freelance British journalist, writing mainly on politics, terrorism, and gender, with a particular focus on the Indian Subcontinent. She travels to Pakistan regularly where she has family and spent extensive time there working on the book. This is her debut.
'A blistering tour of Karachi's mean streets, seen through the eyes of thepeople who know it best. Heart-breaking and compelling in equal measure.To understand the forces shaping the mega-cities of the global south, join Shackle's characters and get under the skin of Pakistan's largest' - Ben Rawlence