The Taliban Cricket Club: A Novel
“A moving, splendidly realized story of courage and grit in modern-day Kabul.”
A harrowing yet tender novel—Bend It Like Beckham in a burka—The Taliban Cricket Club is a moving and unforgettable tale of one woman’s courage and guile in the face of terror and tyranny. Set in war-torn Kabul, Afghanistan, this extraordinary new fiction by Timeri N. Murari, acclaimed author of the international bestseller, Taj, is a sweeping story of love, family, resilience, and survival, featuring an unforgettable heroine determined to help her loved ones win their freedom with a bat and a ball.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing
The Taliban Cricket Club by Timeri Murari is set in Afghanistan during the years that the Taliban was in control of that country. Rukshana is a journalist who cannot work at her craft under this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DonnaCallea - LibraryThing
Set in Afghanistan during the years (1996-2001) that the Taliban was in complete control, this novel rivals the scariest dystopian fiction. But its protagonist -- a young, well-educated, ambitious and ... Read full review