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Blame It on the Devil Riaz Sahibzada

Blame It on the Devil

Riaz Sahibzada

Published August 28th 2006
ISBN : 9781424147861
Paperback
216 pages
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Blame it on the Devilaa book of short stories that attempts to portray the vicissitudes of Pushtun life and culture. Against the backdrop of a fictional village, the stories are essentially trueain that they have occurred, and are occurring, everyMoreBlame it on the Devilaa book of short stories that attempts to portray the vicissitudes of Pushtun life and culture. Against the backdrop of a fictional village, the stories are essentially trueain that they have occurred, and are occurring, every day and in every part of the Pushtun homeland. Viewed from Western eyes, these stories may evoke shock and horror through callous life-taking attitudes and misplaced pride, especially compared to the unparallel greatness of spirit and generosity also present. The stories depict many Pushtun facets: opinionated and arrogant- short-tempered and bull-headed- warm and uncommonly generousayou can love or hate him- but you can never ignore him.