A Chronicle of Love and Loss
by Hameeda Akhtar Husain Raipuri , , pp.,
October 2006, volume 30, No 10

My Fellow Traveller is an offbeat memoir, a debut offer- ing which has morphed Hameeda, a housewife-turned- writer, into an instant celebrity. No honed language, no philosophical snippets, no overarching story, and yet it is a most compelling read. What accounts for much of its breakout popularity is its confiding, subdued narrative, which rarely breaks its leash.

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