1408897164
Paperback:Red birds / Mohammed Hanif.:2019 Paperback Red birds / Mohammed Hanif.
Red birds / Mohammed Hanif.
Author: Hanif, Mohammed,
Publication year: 2019
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1408897164 9781408897164 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: 2018.
A powerful exploration of war, family and love from the bestselling author described in the }Guardian{ as 'Pakistan's brightest voice'. A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A thrilling, razor-sharp critique of US foreign policy . Red Birds is an incisive, unsparing critique of war and of America's role in the destruction of the Middle East. It combines modern and ancient farcical traditions in thrilling way' Guardian ________________ American pilot Major Ellie has crashed his plane in the middle of a desert. Lucky for him there's room for him at the very refugee camp he was supposed to bomb. Teenage Momo doesn't see it that way: the camp is a trap, not a refuge. His brother's missing, his parents are in a rage, and an aid worker won't stop trying to interview him for her book on the Teenage Muslim Mind. Savage, irreverent and deliciously dark, Red Birds is a masterful unravelling of intertwined fates in a forgotten war-scape - and a brilliant satire about satire about the absurdity of war a
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