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THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST

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

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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

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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

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Permawar, Pornography and Fiction: Mark Roberts Considers Mohsin Hamid's Opening Address at the 2015 Sydney Writers' Festival

The 2015 Sydney Writers’ Festival Opening Address was delivered by Mohsin Hamid at the Roslyn Packer Theatre on Tuesday 19 May.

I find festivals strange, but interesting. 839 more words

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What I'm Reading Now: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

It is the first novel in a long time in which I read the whole book in one day with great interest. It is a thrilling and deep novel and gave me many private epiphanies about the direction of life I was undertaking. 135 more words

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'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' by Mohsin Hamid

A rooftop café in Lahore overlooking the bazaar, drinking tea. Western-educated Changez talks to an unnamed American, telling him of his life story – a scholarship to Princeton, top of his class, snapped up by an elite global valuation firm. 296 more words

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Discontent and Its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London by Mohsin Hamid

Date Published: November 27, 2014
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Pages: 252
Source: Review Copy provided by Random House India
Format: Paperback… 826 more words

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