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Salt and Saffron

by Kamila Shamsie

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Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8786317M
    ISBN 10158234261X
    ISBN 109781582342610
    OCLC/WorldCa50059387

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    Kamila Shamsie was born in in Pakistan. She is the author of five novels: In the City by the Sea, Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), Salt and Saffron, Broken Verses, and Burnt Shadows (shortlisted for the Orange Prize). In she received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature and in the Patras Bokhari Award - both awarded by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Salt and Saffron by Kamila Shamsie. Like salt and saffron, which both flavor food but in slightly different ways, it is the small, subtle differences that cause the most trouble in Aliya's family. The family. Can someone tell me where i could find a detailed summary of salt and saffron Salt and Saffron is a novel with a very interesting story, weaved across three.

    Clever, witty and inventive, this engaging novel tackles the challenges of reconciling one culture's progressive values with another's allegiance to family and tradition.   Like salt and saffron, which both flavor food but in slightly different ways, it is the small, subtle differences that cause the most trouble in Aliya's family. The family problems and scandals caused by these minute differences echo the history of the sub-continent and the story of Partition.5/5.


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Kamila Shamsie was born in in Pakistan. She is the author of five novels: In the City by the Sea, Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), Salt and Saffron, Broken Verses, and Burnt Shadows (shortlisted for the Orange Prize). In she received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature and in the Patras Bokhari Award—both awarded by the Pakistan /5(33).

Salt and Saffron is a novel with a very interesting story, weaved across three generations of the Dard-e-dil family with a royal background in the years preceding partition.

Shamsie has taken up a rather difficult task of covering different generations, the protagonist Aaliya's, her parents, and/5.

After reading her novel "Kartography," I wanted to read everything else she had written, and so came upon "Salt and Saffron." Ms. Shamsie does not disappoint in this extraordinary book. She explores here the complexities of family relationships - the generational legends that approach mythology, feuds that last for one hundred years, births, deaths, loves, secrets and scandals/5(33).

After reading her novel "Kartography," I wanted to read everything else she had written, and so came upon "Salt and Saffron." Ms. Shamsie does not disappoint in this extraordinary book.

She explores here the complexities of family relationships - the generational legends that approach mythology, feuds that last for one hundred years, births, deaths, loves, secrets and s: Kamila Shamsie was born in in Pakistan. She is the author of five novels: In the City by the Sea, Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), Salt and Saffron, Broken Verses, and Burnt Shadows (shortlisted for the Orange Prize)/5(33).

A beautiful novel detailing the life and loves of a Pakistani girl living in the U.S. Aliya may not have inherited her family's patrician looks, but she is as much a prey to the legends of her family that stretch back to the days of Timur Lang.

Aristocratic and eccentric-the. A beautiful novel detailing the life and loves of a Pakistani girl living in the U.S. -- Aliya may not have inherited her family's patrician looks, but she is as much a prey to the legends of her family that stretch back to the days of Timur Lang.

Aristocratic and eccentric-the. Her first novel, In the City by the Sea, was shortlisted for the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and her second, Salt and Saffron, won her a place on Orange's list of '21 Writers for the 21st Century'. In Kamila received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature in Pakistan.

Salt And Saffron () About book: "Saffron is a luxury, but salt is a necessity, Aliya learns in this charming, witty exploration of class values." - Library Journal"The utterly sensuous descriptions of food and tea are alone worth the price of admission." - BooklistThis is my first book.

"Salt and Saffron" is filled with enough enchanting tales to keep Shaharazad happy, but some of the "real life" story just doesn't ring true. In many cases extreme measures are taken by individuals to fulfill their lives and desires, and these acts have dire consequences as a result of breaking family taboos - taboos which often seem based on s:   Shamsie's second novel (following In the City by the Sea) centers on a Pakistani woman caught between the 21st century and her family's feudal past, between salt (ordinary people) and saffron (the elite).

Saffron is a luxury, but salt is a necessity, Aliya learns in Cited by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

If ever a book existed that made the readers' connect with their innermost and basic desires, then Salt and Saffron is it. Shamsie has the extraordinary knack that recognizes an individual's need for comfort through the presence of family, love, relationships, and s:   Like salt and saffron, which both flavor food but in slightly different ways, it is the small, subtle differences that cause the most trouble in Aliya's family.

The family problems and scandals caused by these minute differences echo the history of the sub-continent and the story of Partition.3/5(1). Book: What's in the Box. 1 x Salt and Saffron - Write a review.

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Buy Salt and Saffron New edition by Shamsie, Kamila (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Buy a cheap copy of Salt and Saffron book by Kamila Shamsie. The Dard-e-Dils are known for their clavicles and love of stories.

The family is cursed by its not-quite twins, and Aliya, prey to her family's legends, begins to Free shipping over $Cited by: Like salt and saffron, which both flavor food but in slightly different ways, it is the small, subtle differences that cause the most trouble in Aliya\'s family.

The family problems and scandals caused by these minute differences echo the history of the sub-continent and the story of Partition. About Salt and Saffron.

By the acclaimed winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction The Dard-e-Dils are characterised by their prominent clavicles and love of stories. Aliya may not have inherited her family's patrician looks, but she is prey to their legends that stretch back to the days of Timur Lang.Like salt and saffron, which both flavor food but in slightly different ways, it is the small, subtle differences that cause the most trouble in Aliya’s family.

The family problems and scandals caused by these minute differences echo the history of the sub-continent and the story of Partition.BookDragon Books for the Diverse Reader Salt and Saffron by Kamila Shamsie.

First an interruption: I learned a very entertaining meaning for a certain common(-ish) word on the first page of Shamsie’s second novel: ‘bugaboo.’ “It’s a word that demands to be said out loud,” writes Shamsie, “particularly among bilingual Pakistanis.