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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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Each year brings us promising new writers. A regular at the Galle Literary Festival and other literary events in Sri Lanka, Artika’s articles and book reviews have featured in the Daily Mirror and Daily News and various blogs, such as, talkingcranes.

They ARE erotic and sexually charged but are pornographic at its core — and holds no blemishes to the fact. When adults write for children, they need to be aware of making the story interesting and accessible for children. Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews. Vogue is the fashion mag, Golf GTi is the mode of transportation. When a very fulfilling one-night stand with a sexy woman brings him husseon his knees, literally and metaphorically, you know that a hssein will always be a man!

Blue – meant for adults.

But I know erotic stories can be good, Husseein remember I judged a short story contest for Blogadda, it was an ameeba story that won since it was so well-written. Her passion for reading has led her to helping other writers with their manuscripts. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

This ejaculation and exclamation coincides with an epiphany I had: No trivia or quizzes yet. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


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. Maybe, Ameena is speaking on behalf of the conventional elite upper class sexual morality that she may be familiar with. You dig out the best from Sri Lankan authors!!!

Most stories bring with their class-limitedness a sense of the coy and the shy. She is currently at work on her second novel. Viswanath Devalla rated it it was ok Aug 09, You are commenting using your Facebook account.

I know there is another book in market on the subject called Electric Feather from same publications. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Except for a revealing reference or two Blueon the whole, appears Victorian in its self-consciousness. No, The Proposal and Bookworm.

Lah1ru rated it it was ok Nov 22, The texture of the poetry, I feel, should survive another day to be the subject of a different forum. The unidentified stranger and the anonymity in the theatre only add to the heroine’s sexual identification process. Whether she is married.

I now also have this amusing image of various bodice rippers huesein bandied around at your girls school like contraband. The first problem I have with Blue is that the publisher has selected a theme — adult stuff — and sets out an advertisement calling in for contributions.

Ameenw for a few stories that are interesting, it is not good. Months which threaten to turn into years. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein

You are commenting using your Twitter account. The other tales were hit and miss, some bittersweet, some kinky, all teething. She is providing a service and you are relieving an urge. There are stories about straight love, getting laid, gay love and lesbians in love.


‘Blue’, an honest attempt at chronicling love, lust

Her moans grow frantic in an attempt to force a climax… You close your eyes and imagine. You can reach Artika at bakshiartika gmail. Artika has published My Little Sikh Handbook and is currently working on her second children’s book, with Sikhism as its central theme. Artika Aurora Bakshi Artika co-manages thegoodbookcorner. We are broadening our genres as well, going into fantasy, illustrated books, coffee table books etc.

Share Twitter Email Facebook Google. We have published many debut authors, who have written wonderful creative novels and I look forward to publishing many more. It poignantly, and most erotically, captures the quest of a veiled woman, seeking sexual pleasure in the dark confines of a movie theatre with a complete stranger.

An avid reader, Artika runs an online book club with a membership base of over members. Jul 22, Dilipickle rated it it was ok Shelves: 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. Books by Ameena Hussein.

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

Samodh rated it did not like it Nov 01, We sold the rights to Tranquebar in India. This site uses cookies.

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