Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire: A Modern Antigone — TheSouthAsianIdea Weblog

By Kabir Altaf Imagine what Antigone would be like if the action was transported from ancient Greece to today’s London and the main characters were British-Pakistanis. This premise forms the basis for Kamila Shamsie’s most recent novel Home Fire, which updates Sophocles’ tragedy and sets it in the contemporary context of the War on Terror […]

via Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire: A Modern Antigone — TheSouthAsianIdea Weblog

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