Saad Z. Hossain
Saad Z. Hossain writes in a niche genre of fantasy, science
fiction and black comedy with an action-adventure twist. He is the author of Escape from Baghdad! and Djinn City.
He was published in the anthologies What the Ink?, and Six Seasons Review. He has written numerous articles and short stories for The Daily Star, New Age, and the Dhaka Tribune, the top English daily newspapers in Bangladesh. He’s a monthly columnist for the Daily Star literary page and lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Books by Saad Z. Hossain
Escape from Baghdad!
Two down on their luck black-marketeers, Dagr and Kinza, have inherited a
very important prisoner: the former star torturer of Saddam’s recently
collapsed Ba’athist regime, Captain Hamid, who promises them untold
riches if they smuggle him to Mosul. With the heat on, they enlist the
help of Private Hoffman, their partner in crime and a U.S. Marine, who
undertakes to help them escape the authorities.
Saad Z. Hossain returns with his signature blend of satire, dark comedy, and fantasy, using reinvented Islamic mythology to create a mirror world to our own—on the brink of disaster. Indelbed is a lonely kid living in a crumbling mansion in the super
dense, super chaotic third world capital of Bangladesh. When he learns
that his dead mother was a djinn; more commonly known as a
genie; and that his drunken loutish father is a sitting
emissary to the djinns (e.g. a magician), his whole world is turned
This book will be available for purchase on 07/11/2017.