The Prisoner

The Prisoner

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"Modeled on true events, The Prisoner is a fast-paced thriller that brings the byzantine politics and the moral ambiguities of justice in Pakistan to life. With a gritty authenticity based on personal experience, Omar Hamid reveals a society where corruption and extremism are commonplace, and the line between the good guys and the bad guys is never as clear as we would like"--eCIP data.
Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing,, 2015.
Edition: First North American edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781628725247
Characteristics: 288 pages ; 24 cm.


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Aug 06, 2015

An extremely honest book, that accurately represents conditions in Karachi. It must have taken a lot of courage to write this. There is a depth to his writing that is impressive. I especially liked the glossary at the end of the book. I hope the library stocks more of his books

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