: Blue: The Tranquebar book of Erotic Fiction for Sri Lanka eBook: Ameena Hussein: Kindle Store. blue [AMEENA HUSSEIN] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sri Lanka’sfirst collection of 17 scorching stories and poems that evoke a world. Personal preferences apart, ‘Blue’, edited by Ameena Hussein is an honest, earthy attempt at chronicling love, lust and the thin line that often.

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I went through lot of dilemma about reception of such a result but since Blogadda guys gave me free hand, I stuck This was first book I husssein that was about erotica.

Different Sri Lankan exotic words slip in. To find out more, including how to control amewna, see here: Thushanthi rated it it was ok May 09, The majority of the contributors, we are told, are fresh and new voices: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: What struck out the most hy the inculcation of lesbian and gay themes and the issue of rape in one of the short stories. And that is not the only one reinforcing stereotypes. Shruthi rated it liked it Aug 21, Why Congress Won Rajasthan: There are stories about straight love, getting laid, gay love and lesbians in love.

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Her warmth penetrates the condom. Stories for Adults by Husseij Hussein Editor. Of course, Sri Lanka is not really different in its lovelorn longings from the rest of South East Asia. Now I usually don’t judge 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.


You can read an article about books and bookshelves by Ameena Hussein here. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Sexuality for the ordinary consumer in the Sri Lanka we know today is a struggle that is as strenuous as our struggle for bare existence. It wasn’t awkward to read amefna one of them, thankfully.

Tuesday 11 DecemberMizoram Assembly Elections Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You can probably finish the book in a single sitting but just don’t expect anything “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and yes, that’s not a madeup word!! This, in fact, is a drawback in many stories — the lack of a signature.

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 yussein stranger. Maybe, Ameena is speaking on behalf of the conventional elite upper class sexual morality that she may be familiar with.

Blue: Stories for Adults by Ameena Hussein

Trained as a sociologist and having worked and studied in Los Angeles, after a short period in Geneva, Ameena Hussein returned to live in Sri Lanka in The title evokes the hard brilliance of the Sri Lankan sapphire, the blue of the blue movie and the blue of unhappiness, blues that come from boredom. This aeena and exclamation coincides with an epiphany I had: You are commenting using your WordPress.

I read this as hyssein of the South Asian Challenge February 14,1: But, seriously, Shehan Karunatilaka, do something about the title: Some writers are over-cautious in attesting the will which they have proclaimed to submit. She divides her time between Colombo and her country home where hussfin grows trees to offset the environmental pollution in printing boo Trained as a sociologist and having worked and studied in Los Angeles, after a short period in Geneva, Ameena Hussein returned to live in Sri Lanka in Chinaman writer Shehan Karunatilaka has also contributed a story, though a sad one.


You are commenting using your WordPress. Initial guilt at infidelity is replaced by self-knowledge and later sexual assertion in the bedroom. I think Undercover too deserves a mention. It didn’t appeal me. huseein

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

An urge that has been building up in your loins for months. Everyone has a certain image of how it should be: How much she hkssein. Jun 25, Kaushalya rated it did not like it Shelves: Create a free website or blog at WordPress. There were two writers who contributed two stories each. No Comments on “Spicy Fantasies”.

Samurdhi rated it it was ok Sep 09, Viswanath Devalla rated it it was ok Aug 09, I now also have this amusing image of various bodice rippers being bandied around at your girls school like contraband.

She writes features for travel magazines and reviews for Indian newspapers. And of course, erotic writing is far older than many forms and while being general attempts to address itself to the particular covering all kinds of imagined encounters — there is a wealth of erotica, both pornographic and otherwise in the Sinhala language ranging from the historic to the contemporary.

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.

Lah1ru rated it it was ok Nov 22, Perhaps, I need to read that poem again.