ISBN 9788172236335,God's Little Soldier

God's Little Soldier



HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788172236335

ISBN-10 8172236336


Number of Pages 556 Pages
Language (English)

19th century fiction

The premise of the book, he says, is to challenge the public perception that terrorists are "madrassa boys", who are depicted sitting, swaying back and forth learning the Koran or the Hadith. "My premise is that some of them don't come from that background as I discovered much later after I?d done a lot of writing. Some of them are not just highly educated but absolutely brilliant guys. We find it so much easier to stereotype them and to see them monochromatically. You might disagree violently with extremism and the appalling carnage that comes in its wake. But that doesn't mean that we can't try and understand them", he says...