On the Road to Kandahar

On the Road to Kandahar

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A brilliant, fearless journalist who knows huge areas of the Islamic world intimately, Burke now turns to the wider question of how we are to get to grips with radical Islam and what it really means. Burke has travelled all over the great arc of Islamic land, from the Middle East to Southeast Asia, and he uses this in his new book to great effect to show how various and completely unmonolithic Islam really is, and how the sort of standard Western generalizations about it are both stupid and dangerous.
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 158 x 234 x 34mm | 621.43g
  • ALLEN LANE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • ill
  • 0713998962
  • 9780713998962

About Jason Burke

Jason Burke is the prize-winning Chief Reporter for the Observer. He has covered the Middle East and Southwest Asia for a decade, and saw many of the key events described in this book at first hand. He is the author of Al-Qaeda (Penguin in 2004), which has sold 40,000 copies in paperback.
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