Nabila, a social psychologist — bold, intelligent and amiably charming — loses her father to medical nemesis. Though deeply grieved, she is surprised to find herself in love with an Iranian surgeon, whose whole clan was tortured out of existence by Khomeini’s theocratic regime. Set in the late 1980s, THE HEART OF AMBER is a story of love and rebellion, of feminine courage and hope.
Qamar Takhyan is best known for his Urdu novel GUL-E-SEHRA (ROSE IN THE WILDERNESS). He edited an Urdu journal in the early nineties and published a number of articles in English on various subjects. THE HEART OF AMBER is his debut English novel. He lives in Dhanbad, India.