• Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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My Top 10: Literary Influences

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by Laaleen Sukhera  “I MAY have been educated in Pakistan and USA, but my head’s always been buried in well-loved British classics. Even my Netflix queue tends to vary from Poldark to Bridget Jones’s Baby and everything in between. Austenistan, (my fiction debut with a group of brilliant contributors), follows brown Jane Austen-esque heroines of vary­ing ages navigating the social jungles of La­hore, Karachi and Islamabad, with the will to make their own choices, modern and relatable, yet echoing Regency era social conventions. Bloomsbury is set to publish our anthology in Britain this May. Here are the tremendous 10 to whom this Aus­tenistani owes a…

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