: Blue: The Tranquebar book of Erotic Fiction for Sri Lanka eBook: Ameena Hussein: Kindle Store. blue [AMEENA HUSSEIN] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sri Lanka’sfirst collection of 17 scorching stories and poems that evoke a world. Personal preferences apart, ‘Blue’, edited by Ameena Hussein is an honest, earthy attempt at chronicling love, lust and the thin line that often.

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I read this as part of the South Asian Challenge Email required Address never made public. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And that is not the only one reinforcing stereotypes. Notify me of new comments via email. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

An excellent exposition of the inner workings of the human mind. Return to Book Page. Kassius Kanyetu Munango rated it really liked it Mar 23, Of the sixteen tales here, the two strongest were by Ameena Hussein and Shehan Karunatilaka.

Not all, but the greater part of it. Yet I liked it, since stories were a breeze to read and some of them did rise to occasion. Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein Editor. Also as tends to happen in many anthologies, not all the stories and some of the poems — because there are poems — are of an equal standard. The poems in particular were simply not up to snuff. This site uses cookies. The title evokes the hard brilliance of the Sri Lankan sapphire, the blue of the blue movie and the blue of unhappiness, blues that come from boredom.


Now I usually don’t judge a book by its cover – and this one had a sensual, bared-back woman with a cigarette in her hand – and its jacket, but the blurb, indeed, was promising.

Thushanthi rated it it was ok May 09, No, The Proposal and Bookworm. Except for stories, most of them seemed a gussein abrupt, more focused on the depiction of sex rather than a smooth progression of the narrative.

Blue : The Tranquebar Press Book of Erotic Stories from Sri Lanka

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Her warmth penetrates the condom. The Man, The Times. Share Twitter Email Facebook Google. She divides her time 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 Maybe one of the poems could have accommodated another story, of love and longing, waiting to be told.


Perhaps, I need to read that poem again. Overall, it’s not a bad read. The majority of the contributors, we are told, are fresh and new voices: There is Tariq Solomon’s ‘Bus Stop’ that tells the story of teenage romantic love, the uncertainty, the fear of rejection and the eventual sexual discovery of the self and the other.

They ARE erotic and sexually charged but are pornographic at its core — and holds no blemishes hjssein the fact. Email required Address never made vy. Raj rated it liked it Sep 12, And delivers, almost, more than what it promises.

Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein

Luvkusravi rated it liked it Aug 12, This is a commercial-driven venture, for the underlying understanding is that voyeurism has market mileage. Samurdhi rated it it was ok Sep 09, You are commenting using your Facebook account. Open Preview See a Problem?

I think Undercover too deserves a mention. A google return for Ameena Hussein.