: Blue: The Tranquebar book of Erotic Fiction for Sri Lanka eBook: Ameena Hussein: Kindle Store. blue [AMEENA HUSSEIN] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sri Lanka’sfirst collection of 17 scorching stories and poems that evoke a world. Personal preferences apart, ‘Blue’, edited by Ameena Hussein is an honest, earthy attempt at chronicling love, lust and the thin line that often.
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Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein
I would like to think of this collection as a bunch of poems and stories with a strong influence of sex. Of the sixteen tales here, the two strongest were by Ameena Hussein and Shehan Karunatilaka.
The majority of the contributors, ameenna are told, are fresh and new voices: Tanupam rated it liked it Jan 30, Share WhatsApp Facebook Email. Liked the diversity of relationships it chooses to explore through this genre. Maybe, Ameena is speaking on behalf of the conventional elite upper class sexual morality that she may be familiar with.
They ARE erotic and sexually charged but are pornographic at its core — and holds no blemishes to the fact. What separates it from pornography is that it hints indirectly and so attempts a sensuous stirring of the senses through a kind of half revealing. There were two writers who contributed two stories each. Lilanthi rated it liked it Mar 24, Now, to what qualitative assessment can we submit this form of literary production?
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Jul 22, Dilipickle rated it it was ok Shelves: Stories I liked were: Mohamed Areek Ali rated it it was amazing Nov 17, Everyone has a certain image of how it should be: Except for stories, most of them seemed a little abrupt, more focused on the depiction hssein sex rather than a smooth progression of the narrative.
And of course, erotic writing is far older than many forms and while being general attempts to address itself to the particular covering all kinds of imagined encounters — there is a wealth of erotica, both pornographic and otherwise in the Sinhala language ranging from the historic to the contemporary.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Refresh and try again. Sounds like a book to cherry pick stories from.
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Viswanath Devalla rated it it was ok Aug 09, It didn’t appeal me. Share Twitter Email Facebook Google. Urmila Singh rated it did not like it Apr 10, You are commenting using your WordPress.
Notify me of new posts via email. She divides her time between Colombo and her country home where she grows trees to offset the environmental pollution in printing boo Trained as a sociologist and having worked and studied in Los Angeles, after a short period in Geneva, Ameena Hussein returned to live in Sri Lanka in Recommended to anyone interested in reading about lust, love and the the thin line between the two. Except for a few nussein that are interesting, it is not good.
Not all the stories are about sexual fulfilment — some are about unfulfilled hungers. And now your cellular phone is the nucleus of your existence. The poems in particular were simply not up to snuff.
I went through lot of dilemma about reception of such a result but since Blogadda guys gave me free hand, I stuck This was first book I read that was about erotica.