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The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
  

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

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A thought-provoking and insightful novel following the journey of Pakistani man through his success at Princeton , moving to a top financial firm in New York and how the effects of September 11th change his path forever.

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

At a café table in Lahore, a Pakistani man begins the tale that has led to his fateful meeting with an uneasy American stranger...

Changez is living an immigrant’s dream of America. He thrives on the energy of New York, his work at an elite firm, and his budding relationship. For a time, it seems that nothing will stand in the way of his meteoric rise to success. But in the wake of September 11, Changez finds his relationship crumbling and his exalted status overturned. Allegiances are subsequently unearthed, proving themselves more fundamental than money, power and maybe even love.

About the Author

Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid grew up in Lahore, attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School and worked for several years as a management consultant in New York. His first novel, Moth Smoke, was published in ten languages, won a Betty Trask Award, and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His essays and journalism have appeared in Time, the New York Times and the Guardian, among others. Mohsin Hamid currently lives, works and writes in London.

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Publication date

1st March 2007

Author

Mohsin Hamid

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9780241143650

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