By Amitava Kumar
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In the summer season of 1999, whereas India and Pakistan have been engaged in a battle, Amitava Kumar-a Hindu Indian author dwelling and instructing within the United States-married a Pakistani Muslim lady. That occasion resulted in a means of discovery that brought on Kumar to check the hatreds and intimacies becoming a member of Indians and Pakistanis, Hindus and Muslims, fundamentalists and secularists, writers and rioters. using stylish and spare prose, Husband of a enthusiast is a fiercely own mirrored image at the inspiration of the enemy.
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