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Omar Farhad: “I came up with this interesting plot to point out the distance between the West and Afghanistan that is at least 500 hundred years behind from the rest of the civilized world.”

One of the most important facts that Omar Farhad wanted to point out in this short novel is the cultural distance between United States and Afghanistan.

He is working on a new novel called “Emotional Justifications” and it’s about new immigrants arriving from many corners of the world.

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By: Alberto Berenguer      Twitter: @tukoberenguer

Omar Farhad, an Afghan-American author

Omar Farhad, an Afghan-American author

«Impressive debut novel, without a doubt» or “Riveting, gripping and definitely thought provoking” are some reviews from famous writers who recommend your first novel. Did you expect this great welcome from readers on your literary debut?
It is pleasure speaking with you Alberto. So far, I have received many warm welcomes from fellow writers and readers. I consider myself a droplet in the sea of great writers. Nevertheless, I was not expecting great comments from veteran writers.

You are receiving many nice reviews since you debuted, do you usually read them? If yes, which is your favorite?
Yes, I read each review on many websites such as goodreads and passionately. I also read in to it for advice, constructive criticism, and guidance from my readers and writers. To answer the second part of your question; each review bring out different emotions in my readers and it makes me happy that I was able to touch different readers on a different level. Each review is teaching me a new path in writing and therefore, I like each one for a different reason. Lee el resto de esta entrada