Blue edited by Ameena Hussein is probably the first collection of erotica published in Sri Lanka so naturally I was a little curious as to what kind. Blue by Ameena Hussein, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Ameena Hussein, one of the well known names in the Sri Lankan Literary TGBC: You are credited with bringing out Blue- Sri Lanka’s first.
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Based on few paragraphs friends shared, I decided that book was not for me.
Blue: Stories for Adults edited by Ameena Hussein | chasing bawa
It was that case that inspired the novel because I wanted to show case that in a country that has both civil and personal laws, you have to be really careful and responsible when you have access to both. Sexuality for the ordinary consumer in the Sri Lanka we know today is a hussejn that is as strenuous as our struggle for bare existence.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Lilanthi rated it liked it Mar 24, Hhussein are no discussion topics on this book yet. Stories I liked were: But, to be honest, to me they — overall — were more humorous than erotic. Perhaps, I need to read that poem again.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Artika has published My Little Sikh Handbook and is currently working on her second children’s book, with Sikhism as its central theme. Her warmth penetrates the condom. That apart, and some editing bloopers, ‘Blue’ is a refreshing collection.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I know there is another book in market on the subject called Electric Feather from same publications. She divides her time between Colombo and her country home where she grows trees to offset the environmental pollution in printing books. His ability, too, to seam together multiple crises — sexual, social, with the personal — is a strength that demands our attention:.
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Maybe, Ameena is speaking on behalf of the conventional elite upper class sexual morality that she may be familiar with.
Life should be lived. A book with lots of naughtiness gorgeous photographs and a fresh focus on Sri Lankan fiction. I seem to have a rose-tinted view of the country entrenched in village life which no matter how many stories I hear or witness can never successfully erase.
Blue : The Tranquebar Press Book of Erotic Stories from Sri Lanka
An avid reader, Artika runs an online book club with a membership base of over members. You need to in a way become a child yourself. I have never even heard of this despite living ameena. And delivers, almost, husdein than what it promises. Email required Address never made public. She divides her amedna between Colombo and her country home where she grows trees to offset the environmental pollution in printing boo Trained as a sociologist and having worked and studied in Los Angeles, after a short period in Geneva, Ameena Hussein returned to live in Sri Lanka in Preview — Blue by Ameena Hussein.
She is providing a service and you are relieving an urge. But I know erotic stories can be good, Aneena remember I judged a short story contest for Blogadda, it was an erotic story that won since it was so well-written. Sri Lanka’s first collection of sixteen scorching stories that evoke a world of heady sensuality and offer a veritable smorgasboard of spicy fantasies.
This, in fact, is a drawback in many stories — the lack of a signature.
What she makes it for… You refuse to accept that this is pure commerce. And I would be lying if I said that I wasn’t excited to see Shehan Karunatilaka’s name figure here too. In our list we have writers like Nayomi Munaweera, Prashani Rambukwella, who have gone onto make a mark by winning prizes.
Was hoping a tad more for descriptions of Sri Lankan landscape and lifestyle, though. The protagonist jokes around with his colleagues at a bar, sex-texts some teen who is more experienced that him and proceeds to dump him, and after several drinks stumbles into a prostitute yussein the way home when he normally avoids such sordid encounters.
Refresh and try again. Moushumi Ghosh rated it did not like it Oct 01, Dec bussein, Himmilicious Himmilicious rated it did not like it.