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Nadeem Aslam

The Blind Man’s Garden

Nadeem Aslam is the author of four novels, Season of the Rainbirds, Maps for Lost Lovers – which was longlisted for the Booker Prize, shortlisted for the IMPAC Prize, and awarded the Kiriyama Prize and the Encore Award - and, The Wasted Vigil, described by A. S. Byatt as 'unforgettable ... tragic and beautifully written'. Born in Pakistan, he now lives in England. His most recent book is The Blind Man’s Garden.