The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a novel by Mohsin Hamid that was published in 2007. The novel takes place during the course of a single evening in an outdoor Lahore cafe, where a bearded Pakistani man called Changez (the Urdu name for Genghis) tells a nervous American stranger about his love affair with, and eventual abandonment of, America. A short story adapted from the novel called "Focus on the Fundamentals" appeared in the fall 2006 issue of The Paris Review. A film adaptation of the novel by director Mira Nair is also in development.

The 288th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Books of the Decade (The Guardian)
  2. - 100 Novels That Shaped Our World (BBC)

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist Paperback 9925 $5.00 $2.30 2008
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist Audio CD 3829329 $23.23 $7.49 2007
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist: A Novel Paperback 815015 $10.74 $4.46 2007
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist: A Novel Hardcover 98137 $3.49 $0.01 2007
The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Movie Tie-In) Paperback 101757 $4.79 $2.26 2013
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