Sunday, September 25, 2016

New book: Belief by Mayank Bhatt

Good Morning, Brian.
I'm delighted to inform you that my novel Belief has been published by Mawanzi House is now available across Canada – online and in bookshops.
In addition to the publisher's website (here) and Amazon Canada (here), Belief is now also available at Indigo-Chapters across Canada (and 23 outlets in the Greater Toronto Area) and other book shops such as McNally Robinson.
Thank you.
Mayank Bhatt

Belief –
An upright and modest Muslim family in Mississauga, Ontario, discovers plans to bomb public places in Toronto on their son Rafiq’s computer. 
Belief tells the story of the family’s escape from Bombay to Canada following the communal violence of 1993; their small success, epitomized by their proud ownership of a house; and Rafiq’s attraction to fundamentalist Islamic ideas. Rafiq, it appears, has rejected the planned act of terrorism, organized by an evil charismatic genius, but how can he explain the plan being found on his computer?
Told simply, impartially, and with understanding and empathy, Belief describes the trauma of a family unable to understand their child as they anxiously await his fate.

For information about submitting to Mawenzi House, see here.

See Brian Henry’s schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Ingersoll, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, St. John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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