The end of innocence, by moni mohsin the independent. Pakistani writer moni mohsins back with her butterfly. Buy the ebook the end of innocence by moni mohsin online from australias leading online ebook store. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
What i had begun back then was not a novel but a short story. Download and read books by moni mohsin in pdf, epub, mobi formats for iphone, mac and ipad. The end of innocence ebook by moni mohsin 9780141900605. No family is impervious to suffering, and ranis sad fate will change laila for ever. The end of innocence by moni mohsin any excuse to write. Moni mohsin is the author of the indian bestseller the diary of a social butterfly based on her hit column in pakistans friday times and a novel, the end of. I had begun writing in 2000, when my daughter laila was just a year old. On the 1st of june, 20o6 my debut novel, the end of innocence, was published. The end of innocence by moni mohsin vanguard books. Deeply sensitive to nuances of class and gender, she dissects the diseased psyche of an honour killer, showing with patient insight how such crimes. Moni mohsins the end of innocencea tale of innocence corrupted by pervasive paranoia. Moni mohsin author of the diary of a social butterfly.
Moni mohsins the end of innocence is a beautiful story of friendship between a young 9 year old laila and the family servants granddaughter rani set against the backdrop of a pakistan that is at war. Western pakistan, the winter of 1971, and 9 year old laila has. Ignored by the adults around her yet desperate to know their world, laila takes comfort in being the confidant of teenager rani privy to details of the older girls forbidden love affair. As the story unfolds, tensions between modernisation and the traditional culture of a rural pakistani community make themselves known. Abebooks, an amazon company, offers millions of new, used, and outofprint books. Perched on the edge of a car seat, rani and laila hurtled towards a love story. The end of innocence kindle edition by mohsin, moni. Her debut novel the end of innocence is out now in paperback and a collection of her satirical columns, the diary of a. Moni mohsin was born and raised in lahore, pakistan.
Pakistani writer moni mohsins back with her butterfly moni mohsins the return of the butterfly, the third book in the hilarious butterfly series is out. Read the end of innocence by moni mohsin available from rakuten kobo. It was an intimate little story, recording many personal memories that i wished to pass on to laila. As i have mentioned before, i have developed a taste for books related to the indian subcontinent. Western pakistan, the winter of 1971, and 9 year old laila has a secret. Moni mohsins accomplished and moving first novel deals not only with the aftermath of a dangerous love, but. Her debut novel the end of innocence is out now in paperback and a collection of her satirical columns, the diary of a social butterfly will be.3 1159 887 1486 1439 765 1522 658 1498 276 1315 1104 1456 1328 222 1193 1177 258 36 1173 274 1286 516 320 825 270 652 407 452 833 1494 1122 8 291 1205 919 1119 1228 1021 956 1180 910