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The Runaways

The Runaways

A Novel

Fatima Bhutto
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Anita Rose lives in one of Karachi’s biggest slums, languishing in poverty but aware that a larger destiny awaits her. Monty, whose father owns half of Karachi, realizes that his privileged life will never be the same again when the enigmatic and rebellious Layla joins his school. And far away in Portsmouth, Sunny fits in nowhere, drifting without a purpose-until he meets his charismatic, suntanned cousin Oz whose smile makes Sunny feel found.

These three disparate lives will cross paths in the middle of a desert, a place where life and death walk hand-in-hand, and where their closely guarded secrets will force them to make a terrible choice.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Oct/2019

ISBN: 9780143448716

Length : 436 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

The Runaways

A Novel

Fatima Bhutto

Anita Rose lives in one of Karachi’s biggest slums, languishing in poverty but aware that a larger destiny awaits her. Monty, whose father owns half of Karachi, realizes that his privileged life will never be the same again when the enigmatic and rebellious Layla joins his school. And far away in Portsmouth, Sunny fits in nowhere, drifting without a purpose-until he meets his charismatic, suntanned cousin Oz whose smile makes Sunny feel found.

These three disparate lives will cross paths in the middle of a desert, a place where life and death walk hand-in-hand, and where their closely guarded secrets will force them to make a terrible choice.

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Fatima Bhutto

Fatima Bhutto was born in Kabul in 1982, but grew up in exile in Syria after her father's assassination. Fatima always knew she wanted to be a writer, and attended Barnard College in New York, before becoming a journalist. She wrote a weekly column for Jang for two years, and reported on the conflicts in Lebanon, Iran and Cuba.

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