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The prisoner : a novel

Author: Fak̲h̲r Zamān; Khalid Hasan
Publisher: London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 1996.
Series: UNESCO collection of representative works.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revolutionary poet awaits death in jail in Pakistan after being falsely accused of murder. The novel describes life in Pakistani jails, including ritual floggings performed much like a ballet. The novel is set in the 1970s, shortly after General Zia's coup d'etat against Ali Bhutto, the father of the present prime minister.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fak̲h̲r Zamān; Khalid Hasan
ISBN: 0720610109 9780720610109 9231032666 9789231032660
OCLC Number: 35662707
Notes: Translation of Bandīwāna.
Description: 118 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: UNESCO collection of representative works.
Other Titles: Bandīwāna.
Responsibility: Fakhar Zaman ; translated from the Punjabi by Khalid Hasan.

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A revolutionary poet awaits death in jail in Pakistan after being falsely accused of murder. The novel describes life in Pakistani jails, including ritual floggings performed much like a ballet. The novel is set in the 1970s, shortly after General Zia's coup d'etat against Ali Bhutto, the father of the present prime minister.

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