Book Review – After the Prophet(SAW): The Epic Story of The Shia Sunni Split in Islam (Lesley Hazleton)

Book Review – After the Prophet(SAW): The Epic Story of The Shia Sunni Split in Islam (Lesley Hazleton)

This book, in its initial pages is extremely abhorrent, however as it progresses the reader is forced to make peace with the narrative. Doesn't necessarily mean one has to acknowledge everything written in the book as the truth but one eventually subsides personal beliefs and emotions somewhat, for the sake of reading it. Let me make my statement loud and clear for what it's worth. This isn't a history book, although it does pretend to be one. This is biased historical narrative mixed with neutral elements and author's own elderly, deliberate opinions that…Read more …