By V. S. Naipaul
Among the Believers is V.S. Naipaul’s vintage account of his trips via Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia, and Indonesia; ‘the believers’ are the Muslims he met on these trips, younger women and men struggling with to regain the unique purity in their religion within the wish of restoring order to a chaotic global. it's a uniquely invaluable perception into sleek Islam and the comforting simplifications of non secular fanaticism.
‘This e-book investigates the Islamic revolution and attempts to appreciate the fundamentalist zeal that has gripped the younger in Iran and different Muslim nations . . . he's a latest grasp’ Sunday Times
‘Beautifully written and virtually very unlikely to place down’ Auberon Waugh
‘The edgy exactitude of Naipaul’s writing is either without problems classical and but whilst brilliantly modern, as sharp and lucid as a spear of glass . . . he's inimitable, actually nice and really deserving of the Nobel’ Robert McCrum, Observer
‘His point of conception is of the top, and his prose has develop into the best device for figuring out these perceptions at the web page. His go back and forth writing may be crucial physique of labor of its style within the moment 1/2 the century’ Martin Amis
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