By Karen Valby
January 28, 2009 at 05:00 AM EST

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

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From the wistful title ?to the final pages, Daniyal Mueenuddin transports you to a faraway land. The linked short stories of In Other Rooms, Other Wonders revolve around the vast galaxy of haves and have-nots who live and love and work on a large family farm in the Pakistani countryside. His crisp, vivid voice glides effortlessly into his various characters’ heads, from the feudal landlord to the wealthy man’s butler to the yearning woman his butler takes as a mistress. And oh, can this man write from the perspective of women, all of whom in these pages are struggling in a ? sludge of powerlessness. Dark stuff, but full of beauty. A?

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