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Laaleen Khan: Sense and Sensibility in Pakistan

Laaleen Khan with a Jane Austen statue in Bath

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Iconic author Jane Austen is becoming popular in Pakistan largely thanks to writer, journalist and literary enthusiast Laaleen Khan. The British Pakistani media professional is the founder of the Jane Austen Society of Pakistan (JASP). She is also editor and co-contributor of Austenistan, a new Jane Austen-inspired anthology set among Pakistani society and aims for its publication next year. The talented writer is a professional advisor at the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation, founded and chaired by the legendary author’s fifth great-niece, Caroline Jane Knight. “I am delighted to be working with Laaleen and JASP. This enthusiastic group is keen to…

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