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The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Review on Fundamentalism

Themes and Values

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Empires and their self destructive nature.

Empires often self destruct because they over reach themselves, they alienate their own citizens or lose control of their colonies. 2,211 more words

Mohsin Hamid

Janissaries explained in the book 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

Juan-Bautista wore a hat and carried a walking stick, and he ambled at a pace so slow that it would likely have been illegal for him to cross at an intersection in New York. 611 more words

Mohsin Hamid

The Pakistani Dream

Tell me something and be completely honest. Have you ever felt ashamed of your country and were struck with this sudden urge of leaving it? Have you not dreamed about possessing the prestigious ‘blue’ passport? 810 more words

Political/Real-Life Affairs


Sometime near the end of the 20th century, Mohsin Hamid set out to write what he refers to as a “quiet fable about a man disenchanted with corporate America* and desiring to go back home”. 1,848 more words

Online Book Club

The Reluctant Fundamentalist (English) from Mohsin Hamid

The narration of a man’s life in the hustling bustling, chaotic streets of Lahore, it was a book which I picked up, only to drop it after the second page. 150 more words

Book Review

Movies coming to Netflix in June – here are the ones I recommend & look forward to

Hi folks, I’ve been meaning to post this for sometime as every weekend my hubby and I always spend way too long browsing Netflix on what to watch. 758 more words

The Flix List