INTRODUCING HASHIM & FAMILY...

An Observer Best Book of 2020

'A story of quiet striving and determination, of love and friendship'  Guardian

'A celebration of female friendship as well as the often unsung heroism of migrant experiences' — Sunday Times

'A personal migrant experience told with beauty and insight' — Stylist

'A sweeping tale of immigration and family ties' — Daily Star Bangladesh

'A riveting debut. An exquisite epic about the ties each of us share with our family and homeland'

BookRiot 

 'Hashim & Family has won an army of ardent readers for its portrayal of immigration in the UK and what home means to us all'— Stylist

'The debut of an extraordinary new talent'

out now with John Murray Press

It is New Year's Eve, 1960.

 

Hashim has left behind his homeland and his bride, Munira, to seek his fortune in England.

 

His cousin and only friend, Rofikul, introduces Hashim to life in Manchester - including Rofikul's girlfriend, Helen. When Munira arrives, the group must learn what it is to be a family.

Ten years later, war breaks out in East Pakistan. The struggle for liberation and the emergence of Bangladesh affects the family in ways they could never have foreseen.

Spanning twenty years and two countries, Hashim & Family is the story of migration and belonging, and the bond of kinship.

Available in hardback, paperback and e-book from all major booksellers including Waterstones, Blackwells, FoylesHiveAmazon and independent bookshops

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IN THE MEDIA

Best Books of 2020
Observer | December 2020

 

A sweeping tale of immigration and family ties
The Daily Star | October 2020

 

An important tale of migration
Guardian | August 2020

The best summer reads for 2020
Stylist | June 2020

In conversation with Professor Emma Smith
Hertford College, Oxford | May 2020 

Awesome April books out in the UK
BookRiot | April 2020 

 

BBC Radio 4
Front Row | April 2020

 

The best new books to read in April
Stylist | April 2020

Eight books to look out for this April
Asia House | March 2020

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