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Enlisting a rag-tag group of conspirators, including his cologne-bathed roommate, a hash-smoking American lieutenant, and a mango-besotted crow, Ali sets his elaborate plan in motion.

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The writing is solid, the story is a good one and the facts are well researched. The Museum of Innocence.

A Case of Exploding Mangoes. The Trail of Political Islam. Or perhaps was it any of his confidants, each with their own secrets and motivations? The inevitable comparison here is to Dr. He even goes so far as to steal a plane for the job, but in doing so, he accidentally lands Ali in prison at Lahore Fort, frde torture center.

Suddenly a change in ISI command takes place, and Ali is freed in time to avoid torture.

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The author was very good at the military terminology and representation of the characters to their real life personalities.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. So what besides his literary pyrotechnics and dark comic genius did I find so astonishing? The War That Ended Peace.

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There are no dogs in it, alas — a crow makes a epxloding, important appearance– but despite the canine absence the book is brilliant, complex, and astonishing. While there, Ali listens to the screams of his tortured fellow prisoners and mangods via a hole in the wall with the “Secretary General” who has been in solitary confinement there for nine years. Hanif has written a cwse novel with an eerie timeliness. Anyone thinking of applying for the job of unhinged, religious dictator should read it first.

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Also by Mohammed Hanif. Time Capsule I was a kid growing up in India when Pakistan’s president Zia Ul Haq was killed in an fgee crash, and the event was a huge news item of the time. All casee with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links Pages to import images to Wikidata. Hanif has a lovely eye and an even better ear. We are experiencing technical difficulties. There’s only one problem: Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Since Zia-ul-Haq did in fact die in a plane crash and many believed it was wxploding assassination, the author takes this historical fact and weaves an elaborate, interesting and often very funny story around it.

OBL works for Laden and Co. The action moves exploring dizzying speed from the lowest, most filthy dungeons to the rarified dining rooms of powerful officials. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Hanif has crafted a clever black comedy about military culture, love, tyranny, family, and the events that eventually brought us to September 11, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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