Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Uzma Jalaluddin’s YA fiction, Ayesha At Last,  borrows from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice only to reconstruct the whole narrative around a conservative Muslim society. Ayesha and Khalid’s story mirrors the quintessential struggles of a modern generation trying to grapple with the norms set by their families. While he is wont to do everything his motherContinue reading “Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin”

The Good Thieves

In my opinion, Katherine Rundell has now clearly established her brand as a children’s adventure novelist. Three of her novels that I’ve read till date share a similar thread of kids embarking on a quest of some sort, often beyond the knowledge of the parents. The Good Thieves is her newest release and doesn’t failContinue reading “The Good Thieves”