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Author Halton, Phil, author
Title This shall be a house of peace / Phil Halton
Published Toronto, Dundurn, [2019]
Copyright 2019
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 Rodman Main Adult Fiction  Halton, P    AVAILABLE
Descript 395 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary "Chaos reigns in the wake of the collapse of Afghanistan's Soviet-backed government. In the rural, warlord-ruled south, a student is badly beaten at a checkpoint run by bandits. His mullah, who leads a madrassa for orphans left behind by Afghanistan's civil war, leads his students back to the checkpoint and forces the bandits out. His actions set in motion a chain of events that will change the balance of power in his country and send shock waves through history. Amid villagers seeking protection and warlords seeking power, the Mullah's influence grows. Against the backdrop of anarchy dominated by armed factions, he devotes himself to building a house of peace with his students - or, as they are called in Pashto, Taliban. Part intrigue, part war narrative, and part historical drama, This Shall Be a House of Peace charts their breathtaking ambition, transformation, and rise to power."-- Provided by publisher
Subject Afghanistan -- Fiction
Genre War fiction.
ISBN 1459742230
9781459742239

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