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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When a very blie one-night stand with a sexy woman brings him to his knees, literally and metaphorically, you know that a man will always be a man! Marianne David rated it did not like it Apr 30, Currently based in Sri Lanka, she teaches Commerce and History on a part-time basis at an international school and enjoys being part of the uussein scene in Sri Lanka.

Most stories bring with their class-limitedness a sense of the coy and the shy. Contemporary love and longing, with generous overdoses of lust and all the flaws of attraction, is what ‘Blue’s based on. His ability, too, to seam together multiple crises — sexual, social, with the personal — is a strength that demands our attention:. Well have to give some credit for publishing erotica in Sri Lanka. amwena

The majority of the contributors, we are told, are fresh and new voices: I know there is another book in husssein on the subject called Electric Feather from same publications. Moushumi Ghosh rated husseim did not like it Oct 01, Samurdhi rated it it was ok Sep 09, We sold the rights to Tranquebar in India.


These irresistibly hot stories deliver a delicious array of situations where it seem anything can happen – and often it does! Liked the diversity of relationships it chooses to explore through this genre.

That apart, and some editing bloopers, ‘Blue’ is a refreshing collection. Stories husdein Adults by Ameena Hussein Editor. Perhaps, in the narrow-mindedness of the publisher they are discovering new terrain.

An urge that has been building up in your loins for months. You are commenting using your WordPress. Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews.

Whether she is married.

I read this as part of the South Asian Challenge To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: She has published two award winning collections of short stories, Fifteen and Zillij and in published her first novel, The Moon in the Water. Shruthi rated it liked it Aug 21, Perhaps, I need to read that poem again.

Assembly Election Results Erotica is a difficult genre I think. Notify me of new comments via email. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There were two writers who contributed two stories each.

Lilanthi rated it liked it Mar 24, Artika Aurora Bakshi Artika co-manages ameenq. Initial guilt at infidelity is replaced by self-knowledge and later sexual assertion in the bedroom.

Samodh rated it did not like it Nov 01, Google it if you don’t believe me ; out of it. The poems in particular were simply not up to snuff. Raj rated it liked it Sep 12, Ameena Hussein Blue Erotic Stories sri lanka. Hemal rated it really liked it Sep 21, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public. She hjssein providing a service and you are relieving an urge. We are broadening our genres as well, going into fantasy, illustrated books, coffee table books etc.


Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The fact that a majority of Sri Lankans will choose to shy away from this true world of ours is not unusual in husseij culture thats polka dotted with denial. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. An excellent exposition of the inner workings of the human mind.

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

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. This site uses cookies. What struck out the most was the inculcation of lesbian and gay themes and the issue of rape in one of the short stories. You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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.

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Stories I liked were: In our list we have writers like Nayomi Munaweera, Prashani Rambukwella, who have gone onto make a mark by winning prizes.