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Author: Humra Quraishi
Publisher: Rupa Publications India (20-Oct-15)
Edition: 20-Oct-15
ISBN-13: 9788129124005
Publishing year: Rupa Publications India
No of pages: 182
Weight: 186g
Language: English
Book binding: Paperback

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Humra Quraishi is a Delhi-based writer-columnist-journalist. Her books include Kashmir: The Untold Story; a volume of her collective writings, Views: Yours and Mine; and a short-story collection, More Bad Time Tales. She has co-authored The Good, The Bad and The Ridiculous: Profiles, Absolute Khushwant and a series of writings with the late Khushwant Singh. She has also contributed to the anthologies, Chasing the Good Life: On Being Single and Of Mothers and Others.

In the 1990s, Husna Hakeem travels to Kashmir in search of a shawl-seller. Little does she know that she will meet her destiny in the form of Meer, an unconventional, violence-abhorring man who becomes her soulmate. As they create an idyllic life for themselves in Meer?s dunga, Husna cannot be happier. But this happiness is rudely shattered when, on the night she gives birth to their child, she is forcibly separated from Meer and sent back to her hometown. Months later, Husna returns to Kashmir, determined to find answers, her newborn and, most of all, Meer. But can she find happiness again amidst the terrible violence that has engulfed the state? And is Meer still the same man she had once loved so deeply?