A TALIB’S TALE by John Butt

As a BBC correspondent, John has the journalistic integrity and the eye for detail to make the narrative come to life  

John Butt came to Swat in 1970 as a young man in search of an education he couldn’t get from his birthplace in England. He travels around the region, first only with friends from his home country, but as he befriends the locals and starts to learn about their culture and life, he soon finds his heart turning irrevocably Pashtoon.

Containing anecdotes from his life both before and since he shifted to Afghanistan, and with a keen and optimistic attitude towards becoming the best version of himself, John Butt tells a wonderful and heartfelt tale of a man who finds a home in the most unexpected place.

Title : A TALIB’S TALE
Author : John Butt
Publisher : Penguin Viking
Available : Amazon