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The Warlord's Son by Dan Fesperman
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Nov 29, 2008

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bookshelves: 2008-books, international-mystery

Fesperman uses an effective shifting view point (Skelly, the American foriegn correspondent, Najeeb his fixer and Daliya Najeeb's girlfriend) to keep the story moving. His descriptions of not only Pakistan & Afghanistan locals and culture carry an authenticity, but especially his descriptions of the lives/personalities of foriegn correspondents.

The one criticism is that the concluding action is not entirely clear, I mean the ending is clear, but how we get there and how it happens is subtley drwan to the point of being unclear and somewhat unsatisfying.

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