Don't judge a book by its cover. This seeming 'self-help book' is not that at all but rather the funny and inspiring story of one man's journey as he grows up and makes it in present-day Pakistan. Written in the second person, you the reader are brought closer than might be comfortable to commonplace poverty and the lifelong struggle to overcome it. From the author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, this is a
Words by Imogen Blackwell. The Iris Letter April 2018.