In this eloquent and illuminating fiction, Nadeem Aslam opens the heart of a family at the crossroads of culture, community, nationality and religion.

In an unnamed English town, Jugnu and his lover Chanda have disappeared. Rumours abound in the close-knit Pakistani community and then, on a snow-covered January morning, Chanda’s brothers are arrested for murder. Maps for Lost Lovers tells the story of what happens in the next 12 months.

The Man Booker Prize 2004
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Nadeem Aslam

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The Anglo-Pakistani writer Nadeem Aslam was an early starter: aged 13, some 25 years before his Booker Prize longlisting, he had his first short story published in a Pakistani newspaper.
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