The story of Ayesha, a 31 year old independant woman floating between the past and the present.
Tunnel Vision The story of Ayesha a year old independant woman floating between the past and the present
It s the second best book I ve read in 2014 No idea why I kept putting it off after I started reading it Read a few pages at most in one go Maybe because I found myself to be guilty of doing things it accused men of doing Maybe In the end, I became aware of the uselessness of all my education if I couldn t bring myself to read something or think about something I felt threatened by.But really, what an amazing read.
To begin with, it s saddening to see no proper review of the book available here on good reads of a publication that came good ten years back Tunnel Vision is an explicitly feminist novel to the extent that it appears in parts a work in critical prose mixed with memoir Ayesha is the narrator of the story who is a working women and in love with Saad a colleague and son of the company s owner One day, Ayesha after having a verbal duel with her mother goes on a meeting set up with Saad and explodes [...]
My favorite part about this book is the way in which Minhas weaves the most banal and crass shayeri poetry if it can be called that into a poignant story It s almost like there are snippets of thoughts as each chapter opensbut they connect to a whole As someone who was born and grew up in Karachi and traveled frequently through Pakistan, I feel like this technique is in and of itself moving Kind of the same way in which most people I know experience these shayrs verses ways in the background, so [...]
Incredibly funny and well written, would like to see the movie, which is currently in production She is a seasoned blogger with an offbeat style, and very, very funny
I read an excerpt from this book today in the newspaper and I am hooked It is sad and witty and funny and warped Can t wait to read the rest of it as well.
Such a good read And at times felt like a voice given to what I can t really say I feel sad, though.