The Empty Room (Paperback)

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In 1970s Karachi, where violence and political and social uncertainty are on the rise, a beautiful and talented painter, Tahira, tries to hold her life together as it shatters around her. Her marriage is quickly revealed to be a trap from which there appears no escape. Accustomed to the company of her brother Waseem and friends, Andaleep and Safdar, who are activists, writers and thinkers, Tahira struggles to adapt to her new world of stifling conformity and to fight for her identity as a woman and an artist. Shortedlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in 2019 and re-issued by Quattro Books in a new North American edition.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781988254883
ISBN-10: 1988254884
Publisher: Quattro Books
Publication Date: December 24th, 2021
Pages: 300
Language: English