Uzma Aslam Khan

Asma Mansoor (International Islamic University Islamabad (Pakistan))
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As one of the most notable Pakistani Anglophone novelists, Uzma Aslam Khan stands out in prominence because of the variety of themes that she has addressed in her fiction, as well as the stylistic diversity that she is capable of. With her consummate skill in creating characters that are complicated and relatable, Khan has the ability to address a plethora of issues impacting the country of her birth and the world in general too. Her five novels,

The Story of Noble Rot


, Trespassing


,The Geometry of God


Thinner than Skin



The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali



have all earned critical acclaim.  

The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali 

was shortlisted for the 2022 Foreword INDIES Award and won the 2023 Massachusetts Award for Fiction.

Born in 1969 in

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Citation: Mansoor, Asma. "Uzma Aslam Khan". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 February 2021 [, accessed 29 May 2024.]

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