Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid
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Moth Smoke Summary
Through a brilliant array of voices and perspectives, debut author Mohsin Hamid tells the story of one love-struck Daru Shezad, who when fired from his banking job, instantly removes himself from the ranks of Pakistan's cell-phone-toting elite and plunges into a life of drugs and crime.But when a heist goes awry, Daru finds himself on trial for a murder he may not have committed. His uncertain fate mirrors that of Pakistan itself, animated by nuclear weapons and sapped by corruption.
Moth Smoke Reviews
"Hamid's tale, played out against the background of Pakistan's recent testing
of a nuclear device, creates a powerful image of an insecure society toying with
its own dissolution." - Publishers Weekly.
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Mohsin Hamid Author Biography
Mohsin Hamid is the author of the novels Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia.
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