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Farzana Doctor

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I am a writer and social worker. I'm the author of Stealing Nasreen (Inanna 2007) and Six Metres of Pavement (Dundurn, 2011). I've had a number of my articles, book reviews and poems published in a variety of magazines and journals. I'm currenly working on my third novel.


Average rating: 3.78 · 192 ratings · 52 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Six Metres of Pavement
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Stealing Nasreen
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2007
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All Inclusive
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 3 editions
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A first review of All Inclusive is in! Thanks to Kelly Beers at The Avid Reader Magazines & Books, Cobourg:

Great characters, excellent plot & true substance. A great (& compulsive) read. I cannot wait to sell it in October… True thanks for the work- your novel is smart, sassy, bittersweet & joyful. The way in which you dealt with the [tragedy] is deft & sublime.


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I really enjoyed this book. The novel is structured much like a set of interlinked short stories that drive forward the main suspenseful plot. Part mystery (a young woman disappears), part angsty love story (her lover almost loses himself in his sear ...more
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"Loved this story. I feel I am much like the main character. Couldn't put it down. I found this treasure at Bmv and couldn't believe my luck. "
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