Najum was born in Karachi, Pakistan.
He garnered much acclaim for his debutant novel "Four Thousand Friends".
Najum is a full-time Consultant Gynaecologist and an educator at one of the largest hospitals in Europe by day-time and a novelist at night/weekends. He lives in Birmingham with his family. When not writing, he could be found walking head-down in Cannon Hill Park, mulling over the storylines and his book characters. An admitted sports fanatic, Najum feeds his addiction by watching cricket in the Edgbaston Cricket Ground or on TV.
His next novel Not a Wall in the Desert is due in 2021.
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Not a Wall in the Desert
Defying the higher echelons of hospital management is risky and usually has consequences. Consultant Gynaecologist, Mikel Demir did not understand this harsh political reality when asked to write a report about a midwife who had been found dead at home. To punish him for his non-compliance, the hypnotic eye of power took Mikel into a labyrinth of investigations based on an absurd allegation brought by a mentally disturbed medical student. Mikel skilfully blackened by senior administrators face a dark and uncertain future.
Available April 2021