Fiction writer: 16-year-old writer launches debut novel

Published: November 12, 2011
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ISLAMABAD: Sixteen-year-old Asad Shabbir, who is a blogger and writer, has launched his debut novel, “Leo Solay” in ceremony organised by the Berlin International School on Friday. 

The ceremony was attended by students, parents and representatives of the Pakistani community and officials of the Pakistan Embassy. Asad Shabbir was just 15 years old when he left Pakistan to write “Leo Solay”. The novel represents his childhood fantasies and his multicultural exposures in Iran, Hong Kong and Bulgaria, according to Shabbir.

The novel is about a 15-year-old boy, Leo, who discovers that he has been chosen as a liberator with the sole purpose of maintaining peace.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 12th, 2011. 

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