I first came across Sultana's Dream while doing research for a novel set in Bangladesh. I had traveled to Dhaka, the capital city, and stumbled on the Liberation War museum, where my visit coincided with an exhibition on the story.
I became fascinated by the life of its author, Rokeya ...
Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam discusses second novel, The Good Muslim. It tells the story about the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh, seen through the intimate lens of a family, set at a time when religious fundamentalism is on the rise.
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