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 scuffling with to regain the unique purity in their religion within the desire of restoring order to a chaotic global. it's a uniquely helpful perception into sleek Islam and the comforting simplifications of non secular fanaticism.
‘This ebook investigates the Islamic revolution and attempts to appreciate the fundamentalist zeal that has gripped the younger in Iran and different Muslim international locations . . . he's a latest grasp’ Sunday Times
‘Beautifully written and virtually most unlikely to place down’ Auberon Waugh
‘The edgy exactitude of Naipaul’s writing is either easily classical and but while 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 notion is of the top, and his prose has turn into the fitting tool for understanding these perceptions at the web page. His go back and forth writing may be an important physique of labor of its style within the moment half the century’ Martin Amis
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