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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Worth the credit though and I may try Hanif’s other book on Audible. So he plots the ultimate revenge: Showing of 87 reviews. He knows that his father was murdered.

Hanif is the first Pakistani author besides Malala Yousefzai that I’ve read, and she doesn’t write fiction. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. If you could sum up A Case of Exploding Mangoes in three words, what would they be?

What did you like best about this story? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The inevitable comparison here is to Dr. Some of the sexual details of two characters, I found to be in bad taste. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. A Washington PostRocky Mountain NewsBoston Globe Best Book of the Year Intrigue and subterfuge combine with bad luck and good in this darkly comic debut about love, betrayal, tyranny, family, and a conspiracy trying its damnedest to happen. Get to Know Us.

Lazy, irreverent Ali Shigri narrates the story. Hanif has a lovely eye and an even better ear. How else to mock a third world country with, as one character puts it, a first world security service?


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Go Set a Watchman. Hanif has crafted a clever black comedy about military culture, love, tyranny, family, and the events that eventually brought us to September 11, Hanif posits that it was a confluence of events, alluded to in the title, itself a double-entendre: The action moves at dizzying speed from the lowest, most filthy dungeons to the rarified dining rooms of powerful officials.

It was Zia who permitted the shipment of American arms and billions of American dollars to the rebels, and who allowed the border regions of Pakistan to be used as their haven and training base. Finding this book was brilliant on that front but I noted that even if I was not aware of the whole incident I’d had enjoyed the book equally because the book is written with excellent pace and great pf development.

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I say this because many of these were known to my parent’s personally and I lived in Pakistan at the time. In one subplot, General Zia sentences Zainab, a blind woman, to death by stoning for being the victim of a gang rape.

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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti. Zia had ruled Pakistan for 11 years prior to his death. Don’t have a Kindle? Write a customer review. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Most of the novel alternates between the voice of a young Army cadet named Ali Shigri and the voice of the security-obsessed General himself. Haven’t read the print version but if I did I don’t think I’d be able to put it down. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. A Case of Exploding Mangoes.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! This is a delightful book, funny and dark at the same time. The Sound of Things Falling. See all 87 reviews. No, and I don’t think Hanif believes any of the conspiracy theories either. Anyone thinking of applying for the job of unhinged, religious dictator should read it first. A beautifully written, gently and cleverly funny story. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

The Association of Small Bombs. Inspired by Your Browsing History. The book reveals the self-contradictory nature of American policy in the Middle East during this time.