Mohammed Hanif

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A Case of Exploding Mangoes 'targeted by authorities after Urdu translation'
Mohammed Hanif reports that his Pakistani publisher was raided not long after his 2008 satire became available in the national language

Alison Flood

08, Jan, 2020 @4:45 PM

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Mohammed Hanif: ‘To write about politics in Pakistan, you have to go abroad’
Mohammed Hanif was living in London when his award-winning first novel was published. Now back in Karachi, he discusses the threats he’s faced and why he continues to speak out

Interview by Claire Armitstead

19, Oct, 2018 @10:59 AM

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Top 10 novels about Pakistan
From Mohammed Hanif to Kamila Shamsie, and some names still unfamiliar to English readers, here is some of the best fiction about a nation set to turn 70 this year

Moni Mohsin

17, May, 2017 @1:47 PM

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Top 10 assassination plots in fiction
Plans to kill have a powerful appeal for narrative plotters, including novelist Jonathan Lee. Here are some of his favourites, from Hilary Mantel to Ian Fleming

Jonathan Lee

04, Nov, 2015 @2:28 PM

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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif – review
Mohammed Hanif's second novel doesn't quite measure up to his debut but this tale of life in Karachi still satisfies, writes Ben East

Ben East

22, Oct, 2011 @11:05 PM

Critical eye: roundup of reviews
Camilla Long's Just Boris, Mohammed Hanif's Our Lady of Alice Bhatti and Claire Tomalin's Dickens: A Life

14, Oct, 2011 @9:55 PM

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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif – review
Robin Yassin-Kassab is impressed by a sparkling, witty tale reflecting the sad state of Pakistan

Robin Yassin-Kassab

07, Oct, 2011 @9:55 PM

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
Justly Booker longlisted last year, this debut is a dazzling one-off, says Hermione Eyre

Hermione Eyre

06, Jun, 2009 @11:01 PM

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
Hanif has great fun setting ideals against reality and east alongside west, writes James Stuart

James Smart

05, Jun, 2009 @11:01 PM

Audio review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif, read by Paul Bhattacharjee

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif, read by Paul Bhattacharjee
A wickedly cynical novel woven in language as explosive as the mangoes themselves, says Rachel Redford

Rachel Redford

25, Jan, 2009 @12:14 AM

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif

Review: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
Paul Bhattacharjee gives voice to torture chambers and Catch-22-style military slapstick with equal panache

Sue Arnold

22, Nov, 2008 @12:01 AM

Mohammed Hanif: Guardian first book award

The author of A Case of Exploding Mangoes talks to Alison Flood about being nominated for the Guardian first book award

Alison Flood

01, Nov, 2008 @12:03 AM

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