Book Review: The Taliban Cricket Club by Timeri N. Murari

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In The Taliban Cricket Club: A Novel, Timeri N. Murari tells an amazingly compelling tale of a post Taliban Afghanistan. Our young hero, Rukhsana, is a female journalist suddenly caught in a world where a woman is to be scorned and hidden away from the world. He weaves a story that’s hard to look away from in the war torn city of Kabul, in an almost A Series of Unfortunate Events fashion. Each glimmer of hope is replaced by a new challenge or a new fear.

As Murari weaves in more and more characters, the story begins to focus around the greatest hope our hero has….the game of Cricket, and a chance for her family to escape the harsh realities of a Taliban controlled Kabul.

The tale itself is well paces and tells of love and loss, family and friendship, with vivid flashbacks and hope for the future. It is well worth the read and a hard book to put down before it’s finished.

Contributor: Robert Sacerich

Robert is a Philosophy of Science and Bioethics student, as well as blogger and science advocate/activist. He has worked extensively within the secular community for various secular nonprofit organizations and public communication causes.

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