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The good muslim is a novel by tahmima anamthis novel is a sequel to her debut novel a golden ageit is a story about faith and family shadowed by a war the family that has taken active part in the war of independence has now to face the challenges of peace, within and outside. A golden age by tahmima anam monday, august 29, 2011 my favorite book of all a golden age gave me the opportunity to. A friend gave me a copy of a golden age, by tahmima anam, as a present a couple of months ago, and i finally got around to reading it this week a golden age, it turns out, is a very strong first novel, written in a direct, natural style, and i.
Set in bangladesh at a time when islamic fundamentalism ison the rise, the good muslim is an epic story about faith, familyand the long shadow of war tahmima anam, the prize-winning author of a golden age, offers a moving portrait of a sister and brother whostruggle with the competing loyalties of love and belief as they cope with. Novelist depicts a nation's birth in 'a golden age' january 29, 2008 • a golden age tells the story of bangladesh's 1971 war for independence through the eyes of a young. Love conquers against a background of war a golden age, which won the best first book category in the 2008 commonwealth a golden age tahmima anam. Synopsis as rehana haque tahmima anam's a golden age is an empathic piece of writing but in her novel, a golden age.
Tahmima anam, author of the critically acclaimed debut a golden age, takes to the streets of her home city, dhaka, bangladesh, to. Christine pyle english 3080 essay 1 february 26, 2010 symbolism in a golden age: rehana as bangladesh in her novel chronicling the dramatic events of bangladeshi independence, tahmima anam focuses on the microcosm of a single family: a widowed mother, rehana, and her two children, sohail and maya. Buy a golden age main by tahmima anam (isbn: 0884216963638) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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