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 international. it's a uniquely necessary perception into glossy Islam and the comforting simplifications of non secular fanaticism.
‘This publication 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 nearly most unlikely to place down’ Auberon Waugh
‘The edgy exactitude of Naipaul’s writing is either without problems classical and but even as brilliantly modern, as sharp and lucid as a spear of glass . . . he's inimitable, actually nice and actually deserving of the Nobel’ Robert McCrum, Observer
‘His point of conception is of the top, and his prose has develop into the correct tool for understanding these perceptions at the web page. His go back and forth writing might be crucial physique of labor of its sort within the moment 1/2 the century’ Martin Amis
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