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Born in Karachi in 1955, Aamer Hussein moved to London in 1970 and has divided the last decade between London life and working in Pakistan. He is the author of several collections of short fiction, including Insomnia, 37 Bridges, Love and its Seasons, and Zindagi se Pehle; two novels, including Another Gulmohar Tree; and, most recently, Restless, a sequence of autobiographical pieces. His work is published in Great Britain and all the countries of the Subcontinent. Also an essayist and columnist, Aamer writes in both English and Urdu.