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Sunlight on a Broken Column

Read an extract from Sunlight on a Broken Column by Attia Hosain

First published sixty years ago, Sunlight on a Broken Column is an unforgettable coming-of-age story set against the tumultuous background of Partition. Laila, orphaned daughter of a distinguished Muslim family, is brought up in her grandfather’s traditional […]

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Introducing Attia Hosain

This August we will publish Attia Hosain’s compelling classic novel, Sunlight on a Broken Column, and her powerful collection of short stories, Phoenix Fled.  Attia Hosain (1913–1998) was born in Lucknow and educated at La Martiniere […]

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