Salt and Saffron by Kamila Shamsie
Salt and Saffron: Book summary and reviews of Salt and Saffron by Kamila Shamsie
Salt and Saffron Summary
A beautiful novel detailing the life and loves of a Pakistani girl living in the U.S.
Salt and Saffron Reviews
"Clever, witty and inventive, this engaging novel tackles the challenges of reconciling one culture's progressive values with another's allegiance to family and tradition." - Publishers Weekly
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Salt and Saffron Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Kamila Shamsie Author Biography
Kamila Shamsie was born in 1973 in Pakistan. Her first novel, In the City by the Sea, was shortlisted for the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and her second, Salt and Saffron, won her a place on Orange's list of '21 Writers for the 21st Century'. In 1999 Kamila received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature in Pakistan. She has a BA in Creative Writing from Hamilton College in Clinton New York, where she has also taught Creative Writing, and a MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She also writes for The Guardian, The New Statesman, Index on Censorship and Prospect magazine, and broadcasts on radio. Kartography (2004), explores the strained relationship between soulmates Karim...
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