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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

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Mohsin Hamid talks to Harriett Gilbert and an invited audience about his bestselling novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist


Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007 Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a sparse, gripping, short novel that tackles the complex issues of Islamic fundamentalism and America's 'war on terror' with sympathy and balance.

Book list:

Title: The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Author: Mohsin Hamid
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN-13: 978-0-141-02954-2

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