: Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir ( ): Fatima Bhutto: Books. Songs of Blood and Sword [Fatima Bhutto] on *FREE* I am glad to have read this book – for it now gives Pakistan a flesh and blood – realistic. Songs of Blood and Sword has ratings and reviews. Komal said: This book is about whiny rich politicians who it is hard to empathize with. It’s.
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This is a world in which four members of the Bhutto clan have met violent deaths in just over 32 years.
May 11, Kyle rated it really liked it. The book created an angry reaction in Pakistan.
With all of the current news coming out of Pakistan, it only makes one glad to be American. The only thing I disliked about the book was the way she didn’t write the book in a chronolog I thought this book offered a good background on Pakistani Politics.
She keeps talking about how This book is about whiny rich politicians who it is hard to empathize with. How many hours, days, weeks and lives must be lost before it seeps into the most ordinary aspects of our lives?
Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: With all of the current news coming out of Pakistan, it only makes one glad to be American. Oct 11, Priya rated it really liked it Shelves: Once Fatima’s favourite aunt, nicknamed Pinky, Benazir is shown as a rapacious woman who may have had a hand in her brothers’ deaths. Her descriptions of the significant tragedies of her life are heart wrenching and give the reader a pause.
Songs of Blood and Sword by Fatima Bhutto
My concern was to have an independent witness to the interview with Murtaza that was in progress and Danny—once I explained the situation—agreed to come over. One thing reading the book and then doing some independent checking has done is to disabuse me of my idea that Benazir Bhutto was some sort of secular saint or a martyr to democracy.
There are moments of brilliance at points, not for literary mastery it’s not meant to but the way it could move the reader so much. Zulfikar was an enemy of America, and a pal of Arafat, Bashir and Gadaffi. Does a soldier facing bullets on the battlefield know the entire truth, or is the academic researching oof the same war fully aware of the truth? I haven’t read bbook fiction In the shadow of the crescent moonbut I might just pick it up – I like her style and her prose.
I feel very sorry for Fatima Bhutto, the bbhutto of violence and heartache she has had to deal with from such a young age is truly sad. I agree, there’s another side to every story and I haven’t read any from the enemy camp Benazir Bhutto The short version – I loved it!
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Now, although Fatima is clearly trying to paint herself as a forlorn and heroically mistrerated soul, I’m assuming she comes off to non-politically aligned readers as a Poor Little Rich Girl. Regardless, Fatima Bhutto makes a pretty compelling case in regards to the corruption of the Glood government, which continues to this day under the rule of her Aunt’s husband, Asif Ali Zardari.
Tatima am glad to have read this book – for it now gives Pakistan a flesh and blood – realistic experiences to tie with – making it impossible to hate datima be apathetic to. We were all probably in awe of the fact that a woman was at the helm of affairs in an Islamic state like Pakistan, that too at the age of See all 28 reviews.
Bhutgo Prime Book Box for Kids. Socialism in Pakistan Pakistan khappay. Like her star is Virgo or something. Being an Indian and from Mumbai, I had taken it personally to better understand this country – that at one time – was one with India and in its people, culture and customs – still shares my country’s fiber and is yet for the last sobgs decades an enemy that we are unable to reconcile with.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There were times when I had to put down the book and distract sworrd – because I couldn’t imagine these things happening with me and my father – it was impossible to place myself in Fatima’s shoes.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fatima identifies two key decisions that set the course of Benazir’s life. It makes me profoundly sad to explore through books, a country tightly clutched by the mullahs, mutilated by its own military, looted by its own government, violated by US drones, plagued by terrorism and always on the verge of a civil war due to antagonizing religious schisms. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. From the beginning the books was a confusing tangle of farima with similar names and it was clearly written from a single point of view by Bhutto, where everything her father did was right and everyone else was clearly wrong.