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9789353574727 60ba032434dbf54217410310 Hassan's State of Affairs https://www.midlandbookshop.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60ba57542c6b6f1969ecb9e3/9789353574727.jpg Bestselling and critically acclaimed Lahore-based Mirza Athar Baig is one of the most important contemporary Urdu writers. Hassan's State of Affairs -- his first book to be translated into English -- is a surreal ride through Pakistan. It follows an accountant Hassan and a group of filmmakers Masquerade Productions who are working on Pakistan's first surrealist film titled This Film Cannot Be Made. As the film's production runs into hurdles escalating from the comic to the horrific the text itself explodes into multiple storylines genres and characters and bends language and form -- the result is an entirely new kind of novel. Brilliantly translated by Haider Shahbaz this audacious highly experimental yet hugely entertaining book is a fitting introduction to one of the most exciting writers working in any language today. 9789353574727
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Hassan's State of Affairs

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  • ISBN: 9789353574727
  • Author: Baig Mirza Athar/ Shahbaz Haider
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 618
  • Format: Paperback
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Bestselling and critically acclaimed Lahore-based Mirza Athar Baig is one of the most important contemporary Urdu writers. Hassan's State of Affairs -- his first book to be translated into English -- is a surreal ride through Pakistan. It follows an accountant Hassan and a group of filmmakers Masquerade Productions who are working on Pakistan's first surrealist film titled This Film Cannot Be Made. As the film's production runs into hurdles escalating from the comic to the horrific the text itself explodes into multiple storylines genres and characters and bends language and form -- the result is an entirely new kind of novel. Brilliantly translated by Haider Shahbaz this audacious highly experimental yet hugely entertaining book is a fitting introduction to one of the most exciting writers working in any language today.

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