Innocent Deception


by Shabibi Shah Nala

Telling the intertwining stories of people forced to flee Afghanistan to make their lives in England, Innocent Deception is the first novel by Shabibi Shah Nala, author of the powerful memoir Where Do I Belong? “By telling the double and triple stories in Afghanistan, in Pakistan and in the UK, Shabibi Shah with her power of acute observation uniquely increases our insight into concealed identities. It is truly a remarkable and gripping novel of our time.” Elaheh Rostami-Povey, academic and writer