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Moth Smoke
Moth Smoke
Author: Mohsin Hamid
A fast-paced first novel that paints a dazzling portrait of contemporary Pakistan When Daru loses his job as a banker in Lahore, he begins a long fall from grace that cascades the length of this lively and inventive tale. Too clever for his own good, he descends into drug dealing, then heroin addiction. Unable to pay the electricity bill, he ra...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780140297041
ISBN-10: 0140297049
Publication Date: 4/2000
Pages: 246
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4 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: South Asia Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Great book; a quick read that takes place in Pakistan. Drugs, murder, love and obsession. Need I say more? Looking into the culture of Pakistan both affluent and not is an added bonus.
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This book is awesome because it combines everything I love in a book... sex, drugs, another countries culture.. you learn a little and indulge in a little naughtiness, too!! Also on the Oprah bookclub list. Just a great story!
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