Podcast: Jamil Ahmad | Granta Magazine

Podcast: Jamil Ahmad

Jamil Ahmad

‘Ahmad weaves together a series of interconnected short stories based on the Tribal Areas of Pakistan – the semi-autonomous tribal belt territories which run along Iran and Afghanistan’s borders – where he worked as a civil servant before retiring.’

Jamil Ahmad

Jamil Ahmad was born in Jalandhar, Punjab in 1933. A civil servant in the frontier areas and a minister in the Pakistani embassy in Kabul, his first book, The Wandering Falcon, was published in 2011 (Penguin India/UK).

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