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Description - Red Birds by Mohammed Hanif

A powerful novel about war, family and love, from the bestselling, prize-winning author dubbed `Pakistan's brightest voice' (Guardian)

An American pilot crash lands in the desert and takes refuge in the very camp he was supposed to bomb. Hallucinating palm trees and worrying about dehydrating to death isn't what Major Ellie expected from this mission. Still, it's an improvement on the constant squabbles with his wife back home.

In the camp, teenager Momo's money-making schemes are failing. His brother left for his first day at work and never returned, his parents are at each other's throats, his dog is having a very bad day, and an aid worker has shown up wanting to research him for her book on the Teenage Muslim Mind.

Written with his trademark wit, keen eye for absurdity and telling important truths about the world today, Red Birds reveals master storyteller Mohammed Hanif at the height of his powers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781408897195
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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