(L to R) The Taliban's former minister of agriculture Abdul Latif Mansoor, former envoy to Saudi Arabia Shahabuddin Delawar, former culture and information minister Amir Khan Mutaqi, former deputy education minister Abdul Salam Hanafi, and Taliban negotiator Abbas Stanikzai attend the Intra Afghan Dialogue talks in the Qatari capital Doha (Photo: AFP)
Sadat’s novel looks at the Soviet war in Afghanistan in 1979. (Getty Images)

Love in a dangerous climate

3 min read . 21 Jun 2019