Osama [NOOK Book]

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Winner of the 2012 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.

Lavie Tidhar was in Dar-es-Salaam during the American embassy bombings in 1998, and stayed in the same hotel as the Al Qaeda operatives in Nairobi. Since then he and his now-wife have narrowly avoided both the 2005 King’s Cross and 2004 Sinai attacks—experiences that led first to his memorable short story “My Travels ...
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Osama

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Overview

Winner of the 2012 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.

Lavie Tidhar was in Dar-es-Salaam during the American embassy bombings in 1998, and stayed in the same hotel as the Al Qaeda operatives in Nairobi. Since then he and his now-wife have narrowly avoided both the 2005 King’s Cross and 2004 Sinai attacks—experiences that led first to his memorable short story “My Travels with Al-Qaeda” and later to the creation of OSAMA.

“In a world without global terrorism Joe, a private detective, is hired by a mysterious woman to find a man: the obscure author of pulp fiction novels featuring one Osama Bin Laden: Vigilante…”
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Editorial Reviews

The Guardian - Damien Walter
"Not a writer to mess around with half measures ... brings to mind Philip K Dick's seminal science fiction novel The Man in the High Castle."
Financial Times - James Lovegrove
"Bears comparison with the best of Philip K Dick's paranoid, alternate-history fantasies. It's beautifully written and undeniably powerful."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015554113
  • Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency
  • Publication date: 10/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 743,689
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Lavie Tidhar is an Israeli born author. He is also the author of the Bookman Histories trilogy.
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  • Posted April 25, 2013

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    One of the very best artistic responses to the 9/11 tragedies I'

    One of the very best artistic responses to the 9/11 tragedies I've yet read. Outstanding in every way. And chilling to the marrow.

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