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Author Tahmima, Anam

Title The good muslim
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Text Publishing Co, 2011


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Description 320 pages
Summary One hot afternoon in a remote Bangladeshi village, a telegram brings life-changing news to Maya Haque's door...Eight years before, a brutal war tore Maya's country and her family apart. Now Maya realises it is time to return home at last. She arrives to find that everything has changed. Her old friends have been seduced by the lure of new money, her city streets have been renamed And The freedom she had once yearned for is a long-forgotten dream. Worst of all, her beloved brother, Sohail, has become a stranger to her, abandoning his liberal beliefs to become a strict religious leader. As she attempts to come to grips with her brother's radicalism, Maya will be forced to rethink what it means to be a good daughter, sister, friend and citizen and a good Muslim.Set in the dusty streets of Dhaka And The villages and river-islands of rural Bangladesh, at a time when the rise of religious fundamentalism was a whisper in the wind, The Good Muslim is an epic, unforgettable story of the challen
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ISBN 9781921758287 paperback
1921758287 paperback