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Medium   by Kamila Shamsie

category Literature & Fiction
ISBN: 186207223x
Books Registered: 3
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Hasan is eleven years old. He loves cricket, pomegranates, the night sky, his clever, vibrant artistic mother and his etymologically obsessed lawyer father, and he adores his next-door neighbour Zehra. One early summer morning, while lazing happily on the roof, Hasan watches a young boy flying a yellow kite fall to his death. Soon after, Hasan's idyllic, sheltered family life is shattered when his beloved uncle Salman, a dissenting politician, is arrested and charged with treason. Set in a land ruled by an oppresive military regime, this eloquent, charming and quietly political novel vividly recreates the confusing world of a young boy on the edge of adulthood, and beautifully illustrates the transformative power of the imagination.


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3 Copies Registered


Registered by Molyneux of Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on 8/23/2005

Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by Molyneux of Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on 6/1/2005

Current status: to be read Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by Molyneux of Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on 1/13/2009

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