"Witty, macabre, beautiful and poignant."--The Independent on Sunday
These stories were collected in the tribal areas of the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region once described as "the last free place on earth," where the caravan routes from Persia, India, and China historically converged.
Blending wit, fantasy, comedy, and romance, these tales reflect the Pashtun code of honor and way of life.
Aisha Ahmad researched Pashtun women in the tribal areas and worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization.
Roger Boase is the author of The Origin and Meaning of Courtly Love and The Troubadour Revival.