Look At The City From Here Karachi Writings

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  • Edition: Reprint
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  • Copyright: 2013-04-19
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Asif Farrukhi is a writer of both English and Urdu short stories and has translated stories from Urdu and Sindhi into English. He has several collections of short stories to his credit as well as a number of critical essays and translations.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Writing Karachi
1. Alexander's Haven
2. Of Whirlpools and Liver-Eaters
Sidi Ali
3. Song of the Crocodile Killers
Shah Abdul Latif
4 Memories of a Besieged City
Naomul Hotchand
5. Scinde in the Forties
Keith Young
6. The Alligator Tank
Marianne Postans
7. from Sind Revisited
Richard Burton
8. Sudden Death Lodge
P C Wren
9. From Indian Embers
Lady Rosamund Lawrence
10. Karachi Will Do: Letters Written in Karachi
T E Lawrence
11. Airmail Out of Karachi
Robert Byron
12. From Stones of the Empire
Jan Morris
13. From River of Fire
Qurratulain Hyder
14. The Man Who Was Yesterday
Omar Ali Choudhry
15. The East Is Defeated
Saleem Ahmed
16. Night City
Shaukat Siddiqui
17. The Traitor
Mohan Kalpana
18. From 25 North by 67 East
Hassan Manzar
19. The Dwarfs of the Maharajhas
Carlo Levi
20. The Last Tramcar
Aziz Hamid Madani
21. Two Poems on Karachi
Taufiq Rafat
22. Karachi
Shaikh Ayaz
23. If you look At the City From Here
In Search of Vanished Blood
Faiz Ahamed Faiz
24. Of A Fearless Man
Asad Mohammad Khan
25. Sindhi Woman
Jon Stallworthy
26. Megalopolis
Zia Jalandhari
27. A Journey
Amar Jaleel
28. from Among the Believers
V.S. Naipaul
29. from The Thirteenth House
Adam Zameenzad
30. from Hot-water Man
Deborah Mogach
31. When I Am Sixty-Four
Mumtaz Mahar
32. A Visit
Afzaal Ahmed Syed
33. 38 Bahadurabad
Zeeba Sadiq
34. Little Tales
Aamer Husein
35. Lyari
N M Danish
36. People of the Machine
Atiya Dawood
37. Distant Star
Asif Farrukhi
38. Karachi
Zehra Nigah
39. Karachi
Parveen Shakir
40. Inferno
Zamiruddin Ahmed
41. A Mother's Lap
Jamal Abro
42. And Then There Was No Refuge
Zaheda Hina
43. Elegy for Karachi
Maki Kureshi
44. from A Cracked Mirror
Fahmida Riaz
45. Granny's Theory
Zeeshan Sahil
46. I'm Alive and So Is My City
Harris Khalique
47. Nights In Keamari
Shirin Haroun
48. from Kartography
Kamila Shamsie
49. Jogging Park
Nikhat Hassan
50. from Mass Transit
Maniza Naqvi
51. Magan Shalom
Sher Shah Syed
52. The Sea is Thirsty Today
The Book Lover
Hasan Abidi
53. Murder in Karachi
Willaim Dalrymple
54. Karachi: Falling in Love with the Unloved
Claudia Kramatschek

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