The Good Muslim


One hot afternoon in a remote Bangladeshi village, a telegram arrives for Maya Haque. Eight years before, a devastating war tore Maya’s country – and her family – apart. Now Maya realises it is time to return home at last. She arrives to find that everything has changed.

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One of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists.

After years away from her family, Maya Haque is on the journey home to Dhaka. But what if, as Maya discovers, everything you once knew has changed beyond recognition? What if you must re-learn what it means to be a good daughter? And how do you begin to understand a brother who has taken a path so different from your own? Maya faces these questions and many more in The Good Muslim, an extraordinary novel about faith, family and the long shadow of war.

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Weight205 g
Dimensions19812918 mm