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 combating to regain the unique purity in their religion within the desire of restoring order to a chaotic international. it's a uniquely necessary 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 international locations . . . he's a latest grasp’ Sunday Times
‘Beautifully written and nearly 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, really nice and really deserving of the Nobel’ Robert McCrum, Observer
‘His point of belief is of the top, and his prose has develop into the fitting software for knowing these perceptions at the web page. His shuttle writing could be an important physique of labor of its sort within the moment half the century’ Martin Amis
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