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Well crafted, clear and yet not overly simplified This book offers insight into what can drive people to violence, and how the media can paint people with broad strokes It is a tragedy, but a sad fact of life. A good read Story based primarily on a UP based Muslim family and family politics and little bit of communal riots terrorism. Nice reading Loved the way Omair actually placed a story over and above the main character and how he perfectly knitted the background stories together 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 endin Nice reading Loved the way Omair actually placed a story over and above the main character and how he perfectly knitted the background stories together 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 ending.Overall, a nice attempt ^EBOOK ⇖ Jimmy: The Terrorist ⇧ 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 RAFIQ ANSARI OF RASOOLPUR MOHALLA, A MUSLIM NEIGHBOURHOOD IN A HINDU TOWN AND HIS STORY GOES BACK A LONG WAY TO THE TIME WHEN MOAZZAMABAD WAS NAMED, AFTER AURANGZEB S SON WHEN RAFIQ 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 MOSQUE WAS BROUGHT DOWN IN AYODHYA AND RAFIQ BECAME A MULLAH AS JAMAAL GROWS UP, WATCHING BOTH HIS FATHER AND HIS NEIGHBOURHOOD CHANGE AND CURFEW REACH MOAZZAMABAD, 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 , 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