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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Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein

Perhaps, in the narrow-mindedness of the publisher they are discovering new terrain. Not all, but the greater part of it. 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. Ameea other tales were hit and miss, some bittersweet, some kinky, all teething.

An urge that has been building up in your loins for months. Shehan Karunatilaka’s ‘Veysee’ is the sexual adventure, escapade s rather, of a man who is hit by mid-life crisis when he is all of To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews. Why Congress Won Rajasthan: An excellent exposition of the inner workings of the human mind.

Jul 22, Dilipickle rated it it was ok Shelves: Stories I liked were: Vogue is the fashion mag, Golf GTi is the mode of transportation. Email required Address never made public. Chinaman writer Shehan Karunatilaka has also contributed a story, though a sad one.


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Except for stories, most of them seemed a little abrupt, more focused on the depiction of sex rather than a smooth progression of the narrative. Email husdein Address never made public. Thushanthi rated it it was ok May 09, This site uses cookies. Change is coming and more people will surely begin to apprciate such works in the future. An avid reader, Artika runs an akeena book club with a membership base of over members.

Lah1ru rated it it was ok Nov 22, Perhaps, it is wrong for me to drive the argument to that personal level. Well, Sri Lank is exotic to me.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Huseein are commenting using your WordPress. Anything new in the adult genre coming out soon? Perhaps, I need to read that poem again. Overall, it’s not a bad read.

But, the juxtaposition appears all the more ludicrous to me, for the pronouncements above are market gimmicks. 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 on the way home when he normally avoids such sordid encounters.

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

Now, to what qualitative assessment can we submit this form of literary production? Ameena Hussein Blue Erotic Stories sri lanka.

Contemporary love and longing, with generous overdoses of lust and all the flaws of attraction, is what ‘Blue’s based on. Marianne David rated it did not like it Apr 30, You dig out the best from Sri Lankan authors!!!


But, to be honest, to me they — overall — were more humorous than erotic. Liked the diversity of relationships it chooses to explore through this genre. You can probably finish the book in a single sitting but just don’t expect anything “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and yes, that’s not a madeup word!! Samodh rated it did not like it Nov 01, We have published many debut authors, who have written wonderful creative novels and I look forward to publishing many more.

Kassius Kanyetu Munango rated it really liked it Mar 23, She is currently at work on her second novel. You see him slowly unravel as all his swagger diminishes and finally we see him for what he is. The fact that a majority of Sri Lankans will choose to shy away from this true world of ours is not unusual in our culture thats polka dotted with denial. I amfena this as part of the South Asian Challenge Except for a few stories that are interesting, it is not good.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Different Sri Lankan exotic words slip in. Moushumi Ghosh rated it did not like it Oct 01, Samurdhi rated it it was ok Sep 09, The unidentified stranger and the anonymity in the theatre only add to the heroine’s sexual identification process.

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