The eight interconnected short stories in Daniyal Mueenuddin’s In Other Rooms, Other Wonders describe the lives of the family, employees, servants, and acquaintances of aging landlord K. K. Harouni. These stories are set in the Punjab region of Pakistan and explore the state of feudalism and its influence on modern life.
The manager of the wells on K. K. Harouni’s farm in Dunyapur, Nawabdin is a master at rigging the meters to cheat the electric company. Nawab is a tireless worker who takes on...
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