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The Prisoner: A Novel by Omar Shahid Hamid
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The Prisoner: A Novel

by Omar Shahid Hamid

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This is my first Pakistani detective, mystery book - in fact, my first Pakistani book! Most enjoyable. The English is superb and very well written and a joy to read - there are numerous Paki/Urdu words but not too many and easily looked up if one doesn't understand them and add a lot to the book.

The story is not too complex but a meaty enough plot line. What comes over very loud and clear, is an astonishing level of corruption and violence in the police and the politicians. Astonishing even if it's half true.

A refeshingly diferent cops and robbers book. ( )
  martinhughharvey | Apr 26, 2017 |
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"Modeled on true events, The Prisoner is a fast-paced thriller that brings the byzantine politics and the moral ambiguities of justice in Pakistan to life. With a gritty authenticity based on personal experience, Omar Hamid reveals a society where corruption and extremism are commonplace, and the line between the good guys and the bad guys is never as clear as we would like"--eCIP data.… (more)

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2 editions of this book were published by Arcade Publishing.

Editions: 1628725249, 1628728191

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