Burnt shadows by Kamila Shamsie

About the book

In a prison cell in the US, a man stands trembling, naked, fearfully waiting to be shipped to Guantanamo Bay. How did it come to this? Burnt Shadows is an epic narrative of disasters evaded and confronted, loyalties offered and repaid, and loves rewarded and betrayed.

Reviewed by Enjoying Books

This was a novel that encompassed major events in the world’s history – from the Japanese A bombs to modern problems. We enjoyed the first half better but we learnt much about modern history.

Star rating: ***

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