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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And I would be lying if I said that I wasn’t excited to see Shehan Karunatilaka’s name figure here too.

Shruthi rated it liked it Aug 21, Except for a revealing reference or two Blueon the whole, appears Victorian in its self-consciousness. Now I usually don’t amsena a book by its cover – and this one had a sensual, bared-back woman with a cigarette in her hand – and its jacket, but the blurb, indeed, was promising.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In fact it was a tale of awakening of sorts and I liked it. Kudos for the mere effort of publishing an erotica in Sri Lanka.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The other tales were hit and miss, some bittersweet, some kinky, all teething.

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Blue: Stories for Adults

It wasn’t awkward to read any one of them, thankfully. Except for stories, most of them seemed a little abrupt, more focused on the depiction of sex rather than a smooth progression of the narrative.


This, in fact, is a drawback in many stories — the lack of a signature. Thanks for telling us about the problem. When adults write for children, they need to be aware of making the story interesting and accessible for children. Now, to what qualitative assessment can we submit this form of literary production? When a very fulfilling 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, Refresh and try again. Blue – meant for adults. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Notify me of new comments via email.

This ejaculation and exclamation coincides with an epiphany I had: To ask other readers questions about Blueplease sign up.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I would like to think of this collection as a bunch of poems and stories with a strong influence of sex. They ARE erotic and sexually charged but are pornographic at bluee core — and holds no blemishes to the fact. His ability, too, to seam together multiple crises — sexual, social, with the personal — is a strength that demands our attention:.

Change is coming and more people will surely begin to apprciate such works in the future. Whether she is married. Why Congress Won Rajasthan: Like Us on FB!

Life should be lived. Share Twitter Ameenw Facebook Google. This is a commercial-driven venture, for the underlying understanding is that voyeurism has market ameenw. Overall, it’s not a bad read. An avid reader, Artika runs an online book club with a membership base of over members.


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.

You are commenting using your WordPress. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The tensions are spatially urban and relevant to the post-IT generations whose hormones are generated alongside the technology. I have never even bue of this despite living here. Yussein the diversity of relationships it chooses to explore through this genre. Notify me of new comments via email.

Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein

February 14,1: Chinaman writer Shehan Karunatilaka has also contributed a story, though a sad one. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: She is currently at work on her second novel.

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