Kamila Shamsie

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Kamila Shamsie (born 1973) is a Pakistani novelist who writes in the English language.[1] She was brought up in Karachi, Pakistan, and attended the Karachi Grammar School.

She has a BA degree in Creative Writing from Hamilton College, and an MFA from the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.

Books[change | change source]

  • Burnt Shadows (novel) - 1999[2]
  • In The City By The Sea (novel)[3]
  • Kartography (novel)[3]
  • Salt and Saffron (novel)[3]
  • Broken Verses (novel)[3]
  • Offence: The Muslim Case[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kamila Shamsie - Literature". literature.britishcouncil.org.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tripathi, Salil (13 March 2009). "Burnt Shadows, By Kamila Shamsie". The Independent. London: INM. ISSN 0951-9467. OCLC 185201487. Retrieved 27 October 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Live webchat: Kamila Shamsie at A Room for London". The Guardian. London: GMG. 26 October 2012. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Retrieved 27 October 2012.