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The Interview | With Nadeem Aslam

Afghanistan as a question

NADEEM ASLAM NADEEM ASLAM (JERRY BAUER)
By Anna Mundow
September 21, 2008

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Nadeem Aslam is author of the outstanding "Season of the Rainbirds" and "Maps for Lost Lovers." His new novel, "The Wasted Vigil" (Knopf, $25), is a harrowing yet beautiful depiction of an Afghanistan mutilated by war and oppression. With astonishing lyricism and compassion Aslam creates unforgettable characters - English, Russian, Afghan, American - while telling a story that is as ... (Full article: 889 words)

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