Part One (Life with the Taliban)’
An intellectually gifted young man embarks on a quest to avoid jihad, tries to eradicate poverty and spread education among the country’s poor
LEICESTER, England, October 26, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Akhtar Allahabadi announces the release of “Life of Akbar: Part One (Life with Taliban)” (published by AuthorHouse UK), an epic story of determination and devotion of an intellectually gifted young man who embarks on a quest to avoid jihad, attempts to eradicate poverty and spread education among the country’s poor.
While growing up in a village in a mountainous region spread across Afghan and Pakistani territories, Akbar Khan grows into an understanding and intelligent boy who devotes himself to his Quran studies and problem solving. In a country where no one quarrels with the Taliban, his parents do their best to prevent him from being pushed into jihad against the enemies of Islam, because Akbar is highly valued in their village and asks his wisdom from the beyond his years.
At 13, Akbar notices Jameela. Almost immediately, Akbar becomes determined to follow his heart and make her his own through marriage, no matter how long it takes. As he begins to work towards his dream, an unexpected chain of events unfolds, and how he maneuvers his own destiny through the dangers of life among the Taliban and how the kismet helps him escape to an almost normal life and happiness.
“This story is set in a very important region of the world. The culture and challenges are unfamiliar and very interesting. Many actions have taken place in and around the Afghan people. No other book has picked up such a story like this- ci.”, says Allahabadi. When asked what he wanted readers to take away from the book, he replied, “An understanding that these people are as good and tough as anyone else.” For more details on the book, please visit https://www.authorhouse.com/en-gb/bookstore/bookdetails/828025-life-of-akbar
“Akbar’s Life: Part One (Life with the Taliban)”
By Akhtar Allahabadi
Soft cover | 6×9 inches | 576 pages | ISBN 9781665599955
E-book | 576 pages | ISBN 9781665599962
Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Akhtar Allahabadi was educated at India, Pakistanand Scotland. During his long career, he has been an eye surgeon, consultant, professor of ophthalmology and in private practice. Since his retirement, he has devoted himself to writing. “Life of Akbar: Part One” is his second book.
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