The Reluctant Fundamentalist

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0120110822

Written by Moshin Hamid.

Read by Riz Ahmed.

At a cafe table in Lahore a bearded Pakistani accosts an uneasy American stranger and tells him the story of his life.

But as dusk deepens to night it becomes clear that this is no chance encounter.

Mohsin Hamid is the author of two novels: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; and Moth Smoke (2000).

He also contributes articles to publications such as Dawn, the Guardian, and the New York Times.

He lives between Lahore, where he was born, and other places including New York and London.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

Produced by Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

By Mohsin Hamid.

A Lahore local tells an American traveller the story of his life.

0220110823

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Read by Riz Ahmed.

On the forty-first floor of Samson and Underwood's New York offices Changez feels on top of the world.

Mohsin Hamid is the author of two novels: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; and Moth Smoke (2000).

He also contributes articles to publications such as Dawn, the Guardian, and the New York Times.

He lives between Lahore, where he was born, and other places including New York and London.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

Producer: Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

On the 41st floor of Samson and Underwood's office, Changez feels on top of the world.

0320110824

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Read by Riz Ahmed.

Changez relationship with Erica deepens.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

Mohsin Hamid is the author of two novels: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and Moth Smoke (2000).

He also contributes articles to publications such as Dawn, the Guardian, and the New York Times.

He lives between Lahore, where he was born, and other places including New York and London.

Producer: Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

Changez's relationship with Erica deepens.

0420110825

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Read by Riz Ahmed.

Changez's star is rising at work but when the twin towers collapse his reaction is unexpected.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

Mohsin Hamid is the author of two novels: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and Moth Smoke (2000).

He also contributes articles to publications such as Dawn, the Guardian, and the New York Times.

He lives between Lahore, where he was born, and other places including New York and London

Producer: Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

When the Twin Towers collapse Changez's reaction is unexpected.

0520110826

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Read by Riz Ahmed

Changez's new life begins to unravel.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

Mohsin Hamid is the author of two novels: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and Moth Smoke (2000).

He also contributes articles to publications such as Dawn, the Guardian, and the New York Times.

He lives between Lahore, where he was born, and other places including New York and London.

Producer: Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

0620110829

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne.

At a cafe table in Lahore a bearded Pakistani tells an uneasy American stranger the story of his life.

Changez watches in fury a newscast of American troops invading Afghanistan.

Reader: Riz Ahmed

Produced by Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

0720110830

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

At a cafe table in Lahore a bearded Pakistani tells an uneasy American stranger the story of his life.

Changez's sense of alienation increases as he confronts the possibility that soon his country could be at war

Reader: Riz Ahmed

Produced by Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

Changez's sense of alienation increases.

0820110831

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

At a cafe table in Lahore a bearded Pakistani tells an uneasy American stranger the story of his life.

On a work assignment in Chile, Changez makes a monumental decision.

Reader: Riz Ahmed

Produced by Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

0920110901

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

At a cafe table in Lahore a bearded Pakistani tells an uneasy American stranger the story of his life.

Erica vanishes as Changez's American dream comes to an end.

Reader: Riz Ahmed

Produced by Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

10 LAST20110902

Written by Mohsin Hamid.

Abridged by Lisa Osborne

At a cafe table in Lahore a bearded Pakistani tells an uneasy American stranger the story of his life.

In Lahore, Changez's new life is revealed.

But who is pursuing whom?

Reader: Riz Ahmed

Produced by Lisa Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.