PDF READ Jimmy AUTHOR Omair Ahmad à Omair Ahmad
Ortunately The majority of this story actually focuses on
Events And People Surrounding Jamaal and people surrounding Jamaal I wanted to see of his perspective since this is his story His environment is certainly cataclysmic for his evolution into Jimmy the Terrorist but I think giving attention to the internal process of change that he underwent would make the story even stronger Well crafted clear and et not overly simplified This book offers insight into what can drive
to violence how the media can paint people with broad strokes It is a tragedy but a sad fact of life. AD HE IS CHANGED HIMSELF HE BECOMES JIMMY ONE AMONG THE COUNTLESS MARGINALIZED TRYING TO FIND A PLACE IN THE WORLD DIMLY AWARE THAT THE CHOICES THAT SHAPE THEIR LIVES ARE BEING MADE IN DISTANT PLACES WHERE THEY HAVE NO INFLUENCE SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN ASIAN PRIZE 2009 THIS SPARE COMPELLING NOVEL AS INTIMATE AS IT IS POLITICAL CONFIRMS OMAIR AHMAD S REPUTATION AS ONE OF THE MOST DISTINCTIVE AND EXCITING NEW VOICES IN INDIAN FICTION. ,people to violence
Ead Story based primarily on a UP based Muslim family and
family politics and little bit of communal riotsterrorism Jamaal s storypolitics and little bit of communal riotsterrorism Jamaal s story about how oppression of minorities affected his community and turned him into Jimmy the Terrorist and I believe his story is applicable to all minority communities Oppression breeds aggression on both sides and Ahmad explores that and related themes so well However I do have a couple pieces of constructive criticism 80% of the book is written in summary rather than scene so a lot of development and intrigue is skimmed over unf. ES BACK A LONG WAY TO THE TIME WHEN MOAZZAMABAD WAS NAMED AFTER AURANGZEB S SON; WHEN RAFI WAS SEDUCED BY THE WEALTH AND REFINEMENTS OF SHABBIR MANZIL AND MARRIED SHAISTA; WHEN THE HANUMAN TEMPLE GREW TEN STOREYS HIGH AND THE HEAD PRIEST WAS ELECTED MAYOR; WHEN SHAISTA DIED A MOSUE WAS BROUGHT DOWN IN AYODHYA AND RAFI BECAME A MULLAH AS JAMAAL GROWS UP WATCHING BOTH HIS FATHER AND HIS NEIGHBOURHOOD CHANGE AND CURFEW REACH MOAZZAMAB. Nice reading Loved the way Omair actually placed a story over and
above the main character and how he perfectly knitted the background storiesthe main character and how he perfectly knitted the background stories This method really brings out many elements of secularism backwardness and rudimentary approach our society had been following for ages But I really felt sad the way this book ends all of a sudden I personally feel after reading the entire book that Omair did concluded this book in a hurry without thinking deeply about other possible endings or other possible leads to an endingOverall a nice attempt A good IN MOAZZAMABAD UP TOO LARGE TO BE A TOWN AND TOO BACKWARD TO BE A CITY A YOUNG MAN STABS A POLICE INSPECTOR AND IS BEATEN TO DEATH THE LAST WORDS HE SPEAKS ARE MY NAME IS JIMMY THE TERRORIST JOURNALISTS DESCEND ON THE TOWN LIKE SHRILL BIRDS AND A LONG TIME RESIDENT DECIDES TO TELL A STORY THAT NONE OF THEM WILL KNOW JIMMY WAS ONCE JAMAAL SON OF RAFI ANSARI OF RASOOLPUR MOHALLA A MUSLIM NEIGHBOURHOOD IN A HINDU TOWN AND HIS STORY GO.