Mr. James A. Benton

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Pakistan: A Hard Country by Anatol Lieven
Pakistan: A Hard Country by Anatol Lieven
12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
I'd seen several positive reviews of this book in the Guardian last year and had made a mental note to get myself a copy once it came out in paperback. Firstly, it's worth noting that this paperback edition features two maps of Pakistan, the first shows it and the countries it borders, the second is a more detailed zoomed in map detailing the various provinces of Punjab, Sindh etc. The lack of a map was a chief criticism of many of the preceding reviews on this page and one that almost convinced me to not buy the book, so I can only assume this has been changed since the release of the paperback.

Onto the book itself, having lived with a friend from Lahore at University, we found… Read more

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