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Mohammed Hanif
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Mohammed Hanif

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Mohammed Hanif was born in Okara, Pakistan, in 1965. He graduated from Pakistan Air Force Academy as Pilot Officer, but subsequently left to pursue a career in journalism. He has written plays for the stage and BBC radio, and his film, The Long Night, has been shown at film festivals around the world. His first novel, A Case of Exploding Mangoes, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Novel in 2008.

Books by Mohammed Hanif

Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

The patients of the Sacred Heart Hospital for All Ailments are looking for a miracle, and Alice Bhatti is looking for a job.

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A Case of Exploding Mangoes

A superb debut novel centred around the assassination of the Pakistani dictator General Zia.

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