In the Company of Strangers (Paperback)
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In the Company of Strangers (Paperback)

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Paperback 200 Pages
Published: 13/06/2019
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Lahore - a city of secretive glamour, whispering elites, and sordid affairs. A city brought to its knees by terrorism. Forty one-year old Mona has almost everything: money, friends, social status... everything except for freedom in the repressed Pakistani society. Languishing in her golden cage, she craves a sense of belonging... of love. Desperate for emotional release, she turns to an indulgent friend who introduces her to an alternate world of glitter, glamour, covert affairs and drugs. There she meets Ali, a physically and emotionally wounded man, years younger than her. Heady with love, she begins a delicate game of deceit that spirals out of control and threatens to shatter the deceptive facade of conservatism erected by Lahori society, and potentially destroy everything that Mona has ever held dear.

Publisher: The Book Guild Ltd
ISBN: 9781912881482
Number of pages: 200
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm

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“A good debut”

Thank you to Awais for sending me a review copy, I read this in December and it took me a little longer than expected to read as I was constantly shattered from working and preparing for family birthdays and... More

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“Stunning debut”

In the Company of Strangers is a stunning novel. Awais Khan's writing is fierce and compelling. The descriptions of Lahore are vivid and I felt drawn in immediately. Highly recommended!

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Dan - Clifton, Bristol.

“In very fine company”

Mona has almost everything: money, friends, social status... but not freedom.
Desperate for emotional release, she turns to a friend who invites her in to a world of glamour, envy, drugs, and affairs..
When Mona... More

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