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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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. What she makes it for… You refuse to accept that this is pure commerce. She is providing a service and you are relieving an urge. And delivers, almost, more than what it promises. Rushda husxein it it was husseib Apr 07, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here But, seriously, Shehan Karunatilaka, do something about the title: Books by Ameena Hussein. Anything new in the adult genre coming out soon? Assembly Election Results And I would be lying if I said that I wasn’t excited to see Shehan Karunatilaka’s name figure here too.

But, to be honest, to me they — overall — were more humorous than erotic.

Shruthi rated it liked it Aug 21, You hang it next to your car CD player and poke in your hands free set as you drive to work. She has published two award winning collections of short stories, Fifteen and Amena and in published her first novel, The Moon in the Water.

Share Twitter Email Facebook Ameens. Some of the stories were too abrupt. Why Congress Won Rajasthan: They ARE erotic and sexually charged but are pornographic at its core — and holds no blemishes to the fact. She divides her time between Colombo and her country home where she 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 The unidentified stranger and the anonymity in the theatre only add to the heroine’s sexual identification process.


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 Perhaps, I need to read that poem again.

Google it if you don’t believe me ; out of it. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here No, The Proposal and Bookworm.

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Except for a few stories that are interesting, it is not good. Was hoping a tad more for descriptions of Sri Lankan landscape and lifestyle, though. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

This, in fact, is a drawback in many stories — the lack of a signature. Hussin Lanka’s first collection of sixteen scorching stories that evoke a world of heady sensuality and offer blje veritable smorgasboard of spicy fantasies. Good effort since it’s the first of it’s kind published in Sri Lanka, but nothing major.

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We sold the rights to Tranquebar in India. An urge that has been building up in your loins for months. In fact it was a tale of awakening of sorts and I liked it. We sold out the first print run in six months in Sri Lanka. It didn’t appeal me. 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 is a commercial-driven venture, for the underlying understanding is that voyeurism has market mileage.


Her warmth penetrates the condom. That apart, and some editing bloopers, ‘Blue’ is a refreshing collection. Months which threaten to turn vlue years. Aug 28, Helmali rated it it was ok Shelves: But my takeaway from this collection is definitely ‘Undercover’ Ameena Hussein.

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

It was that case that inspired the novel because I wanted to show case that in a country that has both civil and personal laws, you have to be really careful and responsible when you have access to both. Shehan Karunatilaka’s story and Coomerene’s poems are memorable. There are stories about straight love, getting laid, gay love and lesbians in love.

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