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Aamer Hussein

Aamer Hussein was born in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1955, and moved to London in 1970. He reviews regularly for The Independent, and is Professorial Writing Fellow at the University of Southampton.

He is the author of five collections of short stories: Mirror to the Sun (1993), This Other Salt (1999), Turquoise (2002), Cactus Town: Selected Stories (2003) and Insomnia (2007). He is also the editor of Kahani: Short Stories by Pakistani Women (2005). Another Gulmohar Tree was published in 2009, and his next novel, The Cloud Messenger, comes out in March 2011.

Articles by Aamer Hussein

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