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Aslam, Nadeem

Overview
Works: 35 works in 147 publications in 9 languages and 4,906 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Religious fiction  Political fiction 
Classifications: PR9540.9.A83, 823.914
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Publications about Nadeem Aslam
Publications by Nadeem Aslam
Most widely held works about Nadeem Aslam
 
Most widely held works by Nadeem Aslam
The wasted vigil by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,626 libraries worldwide
Tells the lives of five people who come together in post-9/11 Afghanistan. Marcus, an English doctor whose progressive, outspoken Afghani wife was murdered by the Taliban, opens his home--itself an eerily beautiful monument to his losses--to the others: Lara, from St. Petersburg, looking for evidence of her soldier brother who disappeared decades before during the Soviet invasion; David, an American, a former spy who has seen his ideals turned inside out during his twenty-five years in Afghanistan; Casa, a young Afghani whose hatred of the West plunges him into the depths of zealotry; and James, the Special Forces soldier in whom David sees a dangerous revival of the unquestioning notions of right and wrong that he himself once held
Maps for lost lovers by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
The disappearance of Jugnu and Chanda turns tragic when Chanda's brothers are arrested for their murders and the families struggle to reconcile their Islamic faith and the crime's impact on their families
The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Jeo and Mikal are foster brothers from a small town in Pakistan. Though they were inseparable as children, their adult lives have diverged: Jeo is a dedicated medical student, married a year; Mikal has been a vagabond since he was fifteen, in love with a woman he can't have. But when Jeo decides to sneak across the border into Afghanistan--not to fight with the Taliban against the Americans, rather to help care for wounded civilians--Mikal determines to go with him, to protect him
Season of the rainbirds by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
"From the author of Maps for Lost Lovers: Aslam's exquisite first novel, the powerful story of a secluded Pakistani village after the murder of its corrupt and prominent judge. Judge Anwar's murder sets the people of the village on edge. Their anxieties are compounded when a sack of letters, thought lost in a train crash nineteen years ago, suddenly reappears under mysterious circumstances. What secrets will these letters bring to light? Could the letters shed any light on Judge Anwar's murder? As Aslam traces the murder investigation over the next eleven days, he explores the impact that these two events have on the town's inhabitants--from Judge Anwar's surviving family to the journalist reporting on the delivery of the mail packet. With masterful attention to detail and beautiful scenes that set the rhythms of daily life in Pakistan, Aslam creates a lush and timeless world--played out against an ominous backdrop of religious tensions, assassinations, changing regimes, and faraway civil wars"--
De tuin van de blinde by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Twee pleegbroers uit Pakistan reizen naar Afghanistan om de gewonden te helpen nadat de Verenigde Staten de aanval op het land hebben ingezet
De vergeefse wake by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 95 libraries worldwide
De levens van drie buitenlanders in het hedendaagse Afghanistan raken verstrengeld door de oorlog en de nasleep ervan
La vaine attente roman by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
2005, Afghanistan, près de la frontière pakistanaise. Marcus Caldewell s'est installé 40 ans plus tôt par amour pour sa femme dont il a eu une fille, Zameen, qu'il désespère de retrouver. Vers cette maison se réfugient des êtres esseulés, victimes de l'autoritarisme d'une doctrine suffocante. Récit à tiroirs avec de nombreux retours en arrière
Das Haus der fünf Sinne Roman by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and held by 30 libraries worldwide
La cité des amants perdus : roman by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Roman familial. Roman de société
Atlas für verschollene Liebende : Roman by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in German and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Mappe per amanti smarriti by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Le jardin de l'aveugle by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Kaart voor verdoolde geliefden by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Een jaar uit het leven van de Pakistaanse moslim Shamas, 65 jaar, en zijn devote vrouw: een echtpaar dat in een Engelse industriestad woont
La veglia inutile by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Der Garten des Blinden : [Roman] by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Pakistan in den Monaten nach dem 11. September: Jeo ist mit Naheed, der grossen Liebe seines Lebens, verheiratet, die auch sein Adoptivbruder Mikal begehrt. Als Jeo sich auf den Weg macht, in Afghanistan verwundeten Zivilisten zu helfen, begleitet Mikal ihn, doch ein Komplott führt die beiden unversehens zwischen die Fronten, Jeo stirbt, und Mikal gerät in Gefangenschaft. Auch in das Leben der Familie zu Hause bricht der Krieg ein. Ihr Vater Rohan, gläubiger Muslim und Gründer einer liberalen Schule, sieht sein Lebenswerk durch Fundamentalisten bedroht, und Naheed tut alles, um die mühsam erkämpfte Freiheit der Frauen nicht wieder zu verlieren. Sie trauert um Jeo, gibt aber die Hoffnung nicht auf, dass Mikal eines Tages zurückkehrt. Ebenso schonungslos wie poetisch beschreibt der vielfach ausgezeichnete Autor Nadeem Aslam in 'Der Garten des Blinden' eine sehr gegenwärtige, dabei zeitlose Welt um Liebe und Krieg, Verlust und Verrat und um die tiefsten Beweggründe menschlichen Handelns. Nadeem Aslam wurde 1966 in Gujranwala, Pakistan, geboren und musste mit 14 Jahren das Land wegen des Widerstands seines Vaters gegen das Zia-Regime verlassen. Er studierte in England Biochemie und Literatur und lebt heute in London als Schriftsteller. Nadeem Aslams Romane wurden vielfach ausgezeichnet; 'Atlas für verschollene Liebende' wurde u.a. für den renommierten Booker-Preis nominiert. Seine Bücher erscheinen in einem Dutzend Länder. 'Der Garten des Blinden' ist sein vierter Roman und steht auf der shortlist für den DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014
Mapy dla zagubionych kochanków by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Polish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Kaybolan sevgililere yollar by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Turkish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
I fem måneder har de to elskende Chanda og Jugnu været forsvundet fra den engelske by Dasht-e-Tanhaii, en by ved motorvej M14 med pakistanske indvandrere
Kartor för vilsna älskande by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Bezowocne czuwanie by Nadeem Aslam( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Polish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
To the wedding : a novel by John Berger( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The love story of Gino and Ninon, he an Italian salesman, she a Czech engineer's daughter. They meet in Verona, start dating. When Ninon learns she has the aids virus by a man she knew earlier, she breaks off the relationship. But such is Gino's love that he proposes anyway and they marry, fully aware of what is in store for them. By the author of Corker's Freedom
 
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Alternative Names
Aslam, Nadīm.
Aslam Nadīm 1966-....
Aslāms, Nadīms
Nadeem Aslam 1966-....
Nadīm Aslam 1966-...
Languages
English (95)
German (13)
French (6)
Italian (5)
Polish (3)
Dutch (3)
Turkish (2)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (1)
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