Sunday July 12, 2020

Big themes writ small in Afghanistan

The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam. Faber & Faber, €23.90. Reviewed by Kevin Power.

3rd February, 2013
Nadeem Aslam: the book should be a slam-dunk, but something is amiss. Photo: Jens Dresling

The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam


In October 2001, two Pakistani foster brothers, Jeo and Mikal, sneak across the Afghan border near the city of Peshawar, carrying maps and guns.

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