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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

How did you come across the book?

Well, today I was… I’m going to Italy on Friday, and I was looking for some books to read on the plane, but… I’m already almost half way through this!

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid

“It is odd how the character of a public space changes when it is empty; the abandoned amusement park, the shuttered opera house, the vacant hotel: in films these often feature as backdrops for events intended to frighten […] but I would suggest that it is instead our 

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid: A Review

Date finished: March 10th 2017

On a fairly regular basis – perhaps 1 in every 10 books – I expect to be rewarded with something great. 676 more words


A Horse Walks into a Bar (Grossman)

I wasn’t so sure about this one. The premise, a novel based on a performance by a stand-up comedian, worried me. Was this just going to be an excuse for an epic monologue, as in, say, the wildly overrated  120 more words


The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

Title: The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Author: Mohsin Hamid
Genre: Fiction

Rating: 4 / 5


After finishing Rules of Civility, I kind of had a hard time finding the next book that I was sufficiently drawn to. 438 more words

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Mohsin Hamid.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist is written in that engaging monologue style that immediately reminded me of Albert Camus’s The Fall. Like in The Fall, Changez, the main protaganist in… 1,255 more words

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The Association of Small Bombs: Explosive Ripple Effects

No pun intended, The Association of Small Bombs begins and ends with a bang. In the case of the beginning, I mean both literally and figuratively, as the frame of the novel is a terrorist bombing in India that kills the sons of a couple, Vikas and Deepa Khurana. 922 more words