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Shamsie, Kamila 1973-

Works: 24 works in 200 publications in 15 languages and 5,213 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Suspense fiction  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9540.9.S485, 823.914
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Publications about Kamila Shamsie
Publications by Kamila Shamsie
Most widely held works about Kamila Shamsie
Most widely held works by Kamila Shamsie
Burnt shadows by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
59 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Two years after her prospects are shattered by the bombing of Nagasaki, Hiroko Tanaka travels to Delhi in search of new beginnings and arrives in the home of her ex-fiance's half-sister, but she finds her circumstances halted by conflicts in the Middle East that prompt her family's eventual relocation to America
Broken verses by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Overview: Fourteen years ago, famous Pakistani activist Samina Akram disappeared. Two years earlier, her lover, Pakistan's greatest poet, was beaten to death by government thugs. In present-day Karachi, her daughter Aasmaani has just discovered a letter in the couple's private code-a letter that could only have been written recently. Aasmaani is thirty, single, drifting from job to job. Always left behind whenever Samina followed the Poet into exile, she had assumed that her mother's disappearance was simply another abandonment. Then, while working at Pakistan's first independent TV station, Aasmaani runs into an old friend of Samina's who gives her the first letter, then many more. Where could the letters have come from? And will they lead her to her mother? Merging the personal with the political, Broken Verses is at once a sharp, thrilling journey through modern-day Pakistan, a carefully coded mystery, and an intimate mother-daughter story that asks how we forgive a mother who leaves
Kartography by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 774 libraries worldwide
"Raheen and her best friend, Karim, share an idyllic childhood in upper-class Karachi. Their parents were even once engaged to each others' partners until they rematched in what they call "the fiancě swap." But as adolescence distances the friends, Karim takes refuge in maps while Raheen searches for the secret behind her parents' exchange."--Cover
Salt and saffron by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Aliya, a Pakistani girl living in the United States, attempts to uncover the meaning of an old family curse and the mystery surrounding her aunt Mariam, her "not-quite twin."
A god in every stone : a novel by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 517 libraries worldwide
July 1914. A young Englishwoman, Vivian Rose Spencer is running up a mountainside in an ancient land. She picks up a fig and holds it to her nose. Around her is a maze of broken columns, taller than the tallest of men. Nearby is the familiar lean form of her father's old friend, Tahsin Bey, an archaeologist. Viv is about to discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure and the ecstasy of love. July, 1915. An Englishwoman and an Indian man meet on a train to Peshawar. Viv Spencer is following a cryptic message sent to her by the man she loves, from whom she has been separated by war. Qayyum Gul is returning home after losing an eye at Ypres while fighting for the British Indian army, his allegiances in tatters. When they disembark the train at Peshawar they are unaware that a connection is about to be forged between their lives - one of which they will be unaware until fifteen years later when anti-colonial resistance, an ancient artefact and a mysterious green-eyed woman will bring them together again over seventy-two hours of heartbreak, frayed loyalties and hope
In the city by the sea by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"Hasan is eleven years old. He loves cricket, pomegranates, the night sky, his clever, vibrant artistic mother and his etymologically obsessed lawyer father, and he adores his next-door neighbour Zehra. One early summer morning, while lazing happily on the roof, Hasan watches a young boy flying a yellow kite fall to his death. Soon after, Hasan's idyllic, sheltered family life is shattered when his beloved uncle Salman, a dissenting politician, is arrested and charged with treason. Set in a land ruled by an oppresive military regime, this eloquent, charming and quietly political novel vividly recreates the confusing world of a young boy on the edge of adulthood, and beautifully illustrates the transformative power of the imagination."--Page 4 of cover
The pilgrims by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The pilgrims - The dream - The false rhyme - The invisible girl - The mourner
Offence : the Muslim case by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Burnt shadows by Kamila Shamsie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
August 9, 1945, Nagasaki. Hiroko Tanaka takes in the view of the terraced slopes leading up to the sky. Wrapped in a kimino with three black cranes swooping across the back, she is twenty-one and in love with the man she is to marry. In a split second, the world turns white. In the next, it explodes with the sound of fire and the horror of realisation. In the numbing aftermath of a bomb that obliterates everything she has known, all that remains are the bird shaped burns on her back, an indelible reminder of the world she had lost. In search of new beginnings, she travels to Delhi two years later
The skin she wears : Naiza H. Khan by Naiza H Khan( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Kartographie by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Karim et Raheen ont treize ans en 1986. Depuis toujours, ils se comprennent à demi-mots, parlent par anagrammes et rient des mêmes plaisanteries. Mais Karim grandira en Angleterre, Raheen entre Karachi et les Etats-Unis. Au fil des années l'incompréhension s'installe entre eux et pour se retrouver, ils devront exorciser les fantômes d'un passé déchiré par les conflits interéthniques
Verbrannte Verse : Roman by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Aasmaani, ledig und emanzipiert, ist nie darüber hinweggekommen, dass ihre Mutter die Familie verlassen hat und seit 14 Jahren spurlos verschwunden ist. Plötzlich tauchen neue Hinweise über ihren Verbleib auf ... - Spannender und turbulenter Roman
Zhuo hen by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
God in every stone : shortlisted for the baileys women's prize for fiction 2015 by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Restore the boundaries : the Manora project by Naiza H Khan( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sól i szafran by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Best of young British novelists 4 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Double crossings : migration now ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Karāchi, la ciutat sense mapa = Karachi, the unmapped city by Kamila Shamsie( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Catalan and held by 1 library worldwide
1914 : goodbye to all that : writers on the conflict between life and art by Ali Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A wide-ranging collection of reflective essays, to mark the centenary of the conflict that changed the world. In this collection of essays, ten leading writers from different countries consider the conflicts that have informed their own literary lives. 1914-Goodbye to All That borrows its title from Robert Graves's ""bitter leave-taking of England"" in which he writes not only of the First World War but the questions it raised: how to live, how to live with each other, and how to write. Interpreting this title as broadly and ambiguously as Graves intended, these essays ma
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Alternative Names
Kamila Naheed Shamsie.
Kamila Naheed Shamsie 1973-....
Kamila Shamsie.
Kamila Shamsie 1973-....
Kamila Shamsie Pakistani writer
Šämši, Kamilä 1973-
Shamsie, Kamila
Shamsie, Kamila 1973-
Shamsie, Kamila Naheed.
Shamsie Kamila Naheed 1973-....
שאמזי, קמילה 1973-
کاملہ شمسی
English (126)
German (19)
Italian (14)
Polish (7)
French (5)
Danish (5)
Hebrew (4)
Spanish (4)
Arabic (3)
Catalan (3)
Dutch (3)
Marathi (1)
Chinese (1)
Romanian (1)
Czech (1)
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