Harpercollins India Publishers Ltd.
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Crime & Criminals
The Moslems Are Coming: Encounters With A Desktop Terrorist is an altered version of the author's previous book called Zuma's Bastard.
This book graphs some of the political shifts of South Africa through some of the perceptual experiences of the author himself. This book is an anthology of varied pieces of writing that are systematically arranged in the order in which the author them penned down. This book is full of sharp sarcasm and the author never leaves a chance to add humour to serious subjects like politics. Every line of this book is witty and satirical.
Every chapter of this book deals with a different topic that ranges from sub-Saharan Africa to Twitter activism, climate change in general to Kashmir, Jacob Zuma to the Nobel Peace Prize, and many other topics. Every piece of writing present in this book will provoke the readers to think closely about the situations and will help the readers derive some conclusions which will be unbiased from any kind of conventional notions and ideologies.
The writing style of this book is completely contemporary and comprehensive. The quick wits and the humour tinted sarcasm is one of the best things about this book that makes it a very quick read and a sure page turner. This book is not a novel, but a piece of intellectual facts and truths through the perception of the author designed for all those people who love to experience a tinge of wit and sarcasm at the same time.
About Azad Essa
Azad Essa is an academician, columnist, author and journalist from South Africa.
Other than this book he has written another book called Zuma's Bastard.
He acquired his MA in the discipline of Multinational Global Studies in the year 2005 and has been working for several years to contribute to the academics of South African countries before initiating his career in Journalism. Presently, he is working for the Al Jazeera Network at Doha, Qatar. He gained prominence right after authoring an award winning and thought provoking blog called the Accidental Academic, a blog that discusses the so called thought leaders who disputed on the traditional suppositions of the present South African politics and cultural scenarios. This blog helped him bag the Best Political Blog award during the SA Blog awards in the year 2009. He teaches at the University of KwaZulu-Natal