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Akram's War: A Novel of One Young Muslim's Journey to Radicalization

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Description for Akram's War: A Novel of One Young Muslim's Journey to Radicalization Paperback. 'I am Akram Khan, formerly Sergeant Khan of the Yeoman's Guard, and I am submitting. I am saving my pleasures for when I am dead.' So begins the story of a young man's journey to radicalisation. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 28. Weight in Grams: 230.
One night, Akram Khan walks out of his house towards an appointed time and place where he is supposed to detonate a bomb that will end his life and that of many innocent bystanders. As he wanders through the town he encounters Grace, whose life has been marred just as his has, forming an unlikely closeness borne of need and necessity. Akram tells Grace about his seemingly inexorable journey towards radicalization: a childhood within the tight-knit Pakistani community, his complex friendships among outcasts, his disastrous years in the army, and his empty arranged marriage to a woman ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781782397328
SKU
V9781782397328
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About Safdar, Nadim
Nadim Safdar was born to Pakistani parents and grew up in the Black Country. He is married with three children and lives in London.

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Safdar's debut novel gives readers a view into the experiences of childhood and coming-of-age in a close-knit immigrant community.
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