Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

By Mohammed Hanif; Nimra Bucha (Read by)

Dreamscape Media, MP3 CD, 9781611208115

Publication Date: May 2012


The patients of the Sacred Heart Hospital need a miracle. Alice Bhatti may be just what they're looking for. She's just been released from the Borstal Jail. She's the daughter of a part-time healer, and it seems she has inherited his gift. With a bit of begrudging but inspired improvisation, Alice begins to bring succor to the patients. But all is not miraculous. Alice is a Christian in an Islamic world, ensnared in the red tape of hospital bureaucracy, torn between her duty to her patients, her father and her husband - who is about to drag Alice into a situation so dangerous that perhaps not even a miracle will be able to save them. But, of course, Alice Bhatti is no ordinary young woman...

About the Author
Mohammed Hanif was born in Okara, Pakistan. After leaving the Pakistan Air Force Academy to pursue a career in journalism, he worked for "Newsline," "India Today," and "The Washington Post," He has written plays for the stage and screen, including a critically acclaimed BBC drama and the feature film "The Long Night," Hanif is a graduate of University of East Anglia's creative writing programme. He is currently head of BBC's Urdu Service and lives in London.