The Good Muslim

“Delicate, heart-wrenching and poetic, this is a novel of great poise and power.” —Tash Aw, author of The Harmony Silk Factory The Good Muslim is an epic story about faith, family, the rise of religious fundamentalism, and the long ...

The Good Muslim

“Delicate, heart-wrenching and poetic, this is a novel ofgreat poise and power.” —Tash Aw, author of The Harmony Silk Factory Set in Bangladesh at a time when Islamic fundamentalism ison the rise, The Good Muslim is an epic story about faith, familyand the long shadow of war. Tahmima Anam, the prize-winning author of A Golden Age, offers a moving portrait of a sister and brother whostruggle with the competing loyalties of love and belief as they cope with thelasting ravages of war and confront the deeply intimate roots of religiousextremism. Echoingthe intensity and humanity of Thrity Umrigar’s The SpaceBetween Us, Abraham Verghese’s Cutting for Stone, and Kiran Desai’s TheInheritance of Loss,Anam’s “accomplished and gripping novel,” in thewords of author Pankaj Mishra, “describes not only the tumult of a greathistorical event, but also the small but heroic struggles of individuals livingin the shadow of revolution and war.”

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The Good Muslim
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Tahmima Anam
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-02 - Publisher: Harper Collins

“Delicate, heart-wrenching and poetic, this is a novel ofgreat poise and power.” —Tash Aw, author of The Harmony Silk Factory Set in Bangladesh at a time when Islamic fundamentalism ison the rise, The Good Muslim is an epic story about faith, familyand the long shadow of war. Tahmima Anam, the
Good Muslim, Bad Muslim
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mahmood Mamdani
Categories: Afghanistan
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Orient Blackswan

In This Brilliant Look At The Rise Of Political Islam, The Distinguished Political Scientist And Anthropologist Mahmood Mamdani Dispels The Notion Of `Good` (Secular And Westernized) Muslims As Against `Bad` (Premodern, Fanati) Muslims. He Argues That Such Judgements Emerge Out Of Politics Rather Than From Cultural Or Religious Identity.
The Good Muslim
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mona Siddiqui
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this thought-provoking book, Mona Siddiqui reflects upon key themes in Islamic law and theology. These themes, which range through discussions about friendship, divorce, drunkenness, love, slavery and ritual slaughter, offer fascinating insights into Islamic ethics and the way in which arguments developed in medieval juristic discourse. Pre-modern religious works
The Good Muslim
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Tahmima Anam
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-19 - Publisher: Canongate Books

In the dying days of a brutal civil war, Sohail Haque stumbles upon an abandoned building. Inside, he finds a young woman whose story will haunt him for a lifetime to come . . . Almost a decade later, Sohail’s sister Maya returns home after a long absence to find
The Good Muslim
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Mona Siddiqui
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this thought-provoking book, Mona Siddiqui reflects upon key themes in Islamic law and theology. These themes, which range through discussions about friendship, divorce, drunkenness, love, slavery, and ritual slaughter, offer fascinating insights into Islamic ethics, and the way in which arguments developed in medieval juristic discourse. These pre-modern religious