Life's Peculiarities 2 Reviews

By: Sarah Khan

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Jump into the worlds of Beenish and Hisham, Qaisar and Rakshi, Sabiha and Ghazi and Haris as they make their way through the jagged rocks and thorns that mar their path to a life they consider satisfactory and worth living.

Find out….

What dire complications can there be in marital life when one of the spouses is a victim of a malicious mental disease in the story Out of the Ordinary.

How the horrors of abuse to which a child is subjected can replicate and intensify as she grows into an adult in the story of Sabiha in Behind Closed Doors.

When life is not rainbows and unicorns, but rather a circus to an educated and sensible adult that Qaisar is as he teeters upon the brink of losing everything that he has in the story At His Mercy.

Where should an inexperienced adolescent Haris in the story The Vigilante proceed to establish a stark identity for himself when already loaded with that of his father?


Find out all this and much more in the short stories based on intricate desi plots presenting desi characters with relatable contradictions within them.   

ISBN (Digital) 978-969-696-046-1
Total Pages 214
Language English
Estimated Reading Time 3 hrs
Genre Anthology
Published By Daastan
Published On 24 Nov 2017
Sarah  Khan

Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan, also known by the pseudonym of Bazigha Khan, is a poet, researcher, fiction and nonfiction writer from Department of Psychology, University of Karachi, Pakistan. Her work has appeared in Young World, Aaduna, Vshine Magazine, North West Words magazine, Soapstone Creek Literary Journal, Student’s Voice, Khabarfeed, PenSlips and Teen ink. One of her poems won third position in the country wide poetry competition organized by Y.A.L.E. in Dec 2014. Apart from that, two local Spoken Word Poetry competitions in April and June, 2016 were also bagged by her successfully. Being a researcher, her research articles have appeared in Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health and Austin Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The review articles have been published in International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Information, EC Psychiatry and Psychology and Journal of Depression and Anxiety. Her aim is to contribute to the fields of arts and science simultaneously and play her part in making this world a better place.


Jan 29, 2017

Jan 14, 2017

The way you've put so many emotions together is magnificent! I had tears in my eyes as I read the last lines of 'Out of the ordinary'. Superb!