?"The Islamist" is a wake-up call for Britain.? --"The Guardian" ?All who glibly generalise about the no-man?s-land between terrorism and multi-culturalism should read this articulate and impassioned book.? --"The Times" ?"The Islamist" should be prescribed like medicine. Whatever your prejudices, it will eat into them like acid.? --"Daily Telegraph" ?"The Islamist" could not be more timely.? --"Observer" ?"The Islamist" is first and foremost a riveting personal narrative, but it also carries a powerful?message.? --"Literary Review" ?Ed Husain deserves enormous credit?It is an extraordinarily well written memoir.? --"Mail on Sunday" ?Unique? A call to ordinary Muslims to reclaim their faith? --"Asian Leader" ?Courageous memoir? --"Evening Standard" ?Ed Husain is the man we were all looking for after the 7/7 bombings?Not to help police with their investigations?but to help a stunned nation un
About the Author
Ed Husain was an Islamist radical for five years in his late teens and early twenties. Having rejected extremism he travelled widely in the Middle East and worked for the British Council in Syria and Saudi Arabia. Husain received wide and various acclaim for The Islamist, which was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for political writing and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for literary autobiography, amongst others. He is a co-founder of the Quillium Foundation, Britain's first Muslim counter extremism think tank. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.