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In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

(2009)
Connected Stories
A collection of stories by

 
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
A major literary debut that explores class, culture, power, and desire among the ruling and servant classes of Pakistan.

In the spirit of Joyce's Dubliners and Turgenev's A Sportsman's Sketches, Daniyal Mueenuddin's collection of linked stories illuminates a place and a people through an examination of the entwined lives of landowners and their retainers on the Gurmani family farm in the countryside outside of Lahore, Pakistan. An aging feudal landlord's household staff, the villagers who depend on his favor, and a network of relations near and far who have sought their fortune in the cities confront the advantages and constraints of station, the dissolution of old ways, and the shock of change. Mueenuddin bares - at times humorously, at times tragically - the complexities of Pakistani class and culture and presents a vivid picture of a time and a place, of the old powers and the new, as the Pakistani feudal order is undermined and transformed.

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"A stunning achievement....Such is its narrative power that I couldn't stop turning the page." - Mohsin Hamid


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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
ISBN: 0-7475-9713-8 / 978-0-7475-9713-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
ISBN: 0-393-06800-5 / 978-0-393-06800-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Paperback Editions

November 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
ISBN: 0-393-33720-0 / 978-0-393-33720-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
ISBN: 1-4088-0104-3 / 978-1-4088-0104-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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January 2010 : Paperback
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal (pakistan) Mueenuddin
ISBN: 818400107X / 978-8184001075
Publisher:
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Audio Editions

2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
ISBN: 1-4407-1966-7 / 978-1-4407-1966-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

March 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: In other rooms, Other Wonders
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders: Connected Stories
Author(s): Daniyal Mueenuddin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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