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Blackwell's Presents Sarvat Hasin "This Wide Night"
Fri 17 March 2017, 19:00 – 20:30 GMT
Blackwell's is delighted to present the UK launch of Sarvat Hasin's debut novel, "This Wide Night". A retelling of Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women', but transported to 1970s Karachi, this stunning new novel presents a quiet, seething world of four women in the subcontinent.
Sarvat Hasin was born in London and grew up in Karachi. She studied politics at Royal Holloway, and wrote her debut novel whilst studying for a Creative Writing masters at the University of Oxford. She has also worked as a bookseller and at publishing houses. Her short stories, essays and poetry have appeared widely in journals and anthologies including The Mays Anthology, Diverse Quarterly, Catweazle Magazine and Dawn Newspaper.
This launch is free to attend, but registration is required.