Moni Mohsin

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Moni Mohsin (1963- ) is a British-Pakistani writer who gained international acclaim for her satirical column in The Friday Times that she developed into three successful novels. She also authored two more novels: The End of Innocence (2008) and The Impeccable Integrity of Ruby R (2020). Her work is inextricably linked to Pakistan and exposes its social inequities and hidden hypocrisies.

Born in Lahore on 27 September 1963, Mohsin grew up at a time when public life in Pakistan was steered by a liberal, Western-educated elite. Religious tolerance was etched into the country’s social landscape to a far greater degree than it is today (Mohsin, “Lest We Forget”, 2013). The author&…

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Citation: Kehar, Taha. "Moni Mohsin". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 10 March 2022 [, accessed 30 January 2023.]

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