Book review: The carpet weaver

Zaki jaan says sodomy is immoral, impure, unpardonable and wretched. Every night when Kanishka goes to sleep, he wished the morning to make him ‘normal’, to replace his fantasies of muscular shoulders and flat chests with smooth cheeks and curved hips. Nemat Sadat’s debut novel ‘The Carpet Weaver’ published on 25th June 2019 starts in 1997 Afghanistan. The novel is vivid with colours, smell, taste, with the strengths and desires of the heart and the body and beauty of life that is always there. Kanishka Nurzada, the son of a wealthy carpet seller falls in love with one of his … Continue reading Book review: The carpet weaver