The Good Muslim

Tahmima Anam

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“She had witnessed the birth of so many of these beings, held their hands as they left their sea-scapes and came ashore, but she had never allowed herself the thought that it might someday be hers”

What does it mean to be a good daughter, sister, friend and citizen – and a good Muslim?

One of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists.

After years away from her family, Maya Haque is on the journey home to Dhaka. But what if, as Maya discovers, everything you once knew has changed beyond recognition? What if you must re-learn what it means to be a good daughter? And how do you begin to understand a brother who has taken a path so different from your own? Maya faces these questions and many more in The Good Muslim, an extraordinary novel about faith, family and the long shadow of war.

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Author

Format

Paperback

Pages

297

Publisher

Canongate Books

Year Published

2011

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