Ayesha is a twenty-something reporter in one of the worldas most dangerous cities. Her assignments range from showing up at bomb sites and picking her way through scattered body parts to interviewing her bossas niece, the couture-cupcake designer. In between dicing with death and absurdity, Ayesha despairs over the likelihood of ever meeting a nice guy, someone like her old friend Saad, whose shoulder she cries on after every romantic misadventure. Her choices seem limited to narcissistic, adrenaline-chasing reporters whoall do anything to get their next storyato the spoilt offspring of the Karachi elite whoall do anything to cure their boredom. Her most pressing problem, however, is how to straighten her hair during the chronic power outages. Karachi, Youare Killing Me! is Bridget Jonesas Diary meets The Diary of a Social Butterflyaa comedy of manners in a city with none.I put my feet up on an antique trunkI lugged home from one of the used furniture stalls in Saddar. It looks just like the onesin all those cutesy little apartments in Brooklyn featured on all the home decor websites, usually withaa#39;vintage, originallyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Karachi, You’re Killing Me!|
|Publisher||:||Random House India - 2014-02-24|