Latest Read: The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam

Before you read this know that I LOVE Nadeem Aslam. Absolutely LOVE him. My nephew thinks that he uses too many metaphors; I think he uses just enough :)

This book is set in Pakistan, in the fictional town of Heer in the Punjab. It spills over into Afghanistan when two boys from the family in Heer go to Afghanistan to join in the jihad. 

I love Nadeem Aslam because he writes the truth. Everything that happens to the two boys and the family is because of greed, revenge or lust - wrapping it up in the holy name of jihad and religion is something that people from my part of the world excel at. And this is what Aslam writes about.

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