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Radius Islamicus
Guernica Editions, Spring 2018
256 pages
Trade Paperback
ISBN13: 9781771832540
ISBN10: 1771832541
$20.00 Canada, $20.00 US

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Joseph, the tactician behind the Piccadilly Circus bombing and many other such events, finds himself in a nursing home in Pierrefonds, Quebec, where he is losing his mind but regaining his conscience. In Radius Islamicus we see minds that cannot be located by drones carrying Hellfire missiles. These non-state actors, led by Joseph, do not live in caves. They live in Moose Jaw, Toronto, Amsterdam, London, New York and the Isle of Jura. They take vacations in Thailand, have an understanding of science, are concerned ecologists, drive solar-powered cars, and plot to blow up the Western civilization that created them.
Then, suddenly, at the speed of an equatorial sunset, they, as a group, grew old. What follows is an epistle to imperialism and its sons.

Books by Julian Samuel

Radius Islamicus