Reviews

“Reads like a Graham Greene thriller — only it’s true”
James L. Gelvin (book blurb)

“Exceptional book”
Charles Tripp (book blurb)

“Azzam’s role cannot be fully appreciated without this valuable book”
Lawrence Wright (book blurb)

“Instant classic”
Jacques Raillane, Le Monde

“Recent history at its finest”
Ian Black, The Observer

“Meticulous and vivid”
Jonathan Benthall, Times Literary Supplement

“Informative and entertaining”
James Barnett, The American Interest

“If you want to understand contemporary Islamic extremism, you need to understand Azzam and his work”
Jason Burke, The Guardian

“The book’s major achievement is to show how Azzam’s actions laid the groundwork for everything that was to come”
Lydia Wilson, Times Literary Supplement

“If you really want to understand the origins of al-Qaeda, Heghammer’s book should join those of Lawrence Wright and Marc Sageman on your reading list.”
Brad Carson, War on the Rocks

“Accessible and of immense value to the specialist and informed reader alike”
Tam Hussein, The New Arab

“An exemplary microhistory of an important individual … merits a far wider audience”
Siddarth Singh, Open Magazine

“Thoroughly informative”
Wasiq Wasiq, Clarion Project

“A pleasure to read”
Asim Qureshi, Critical Studies on Terrorism

“Once the reader gets immersed, the book can no longer be put aside”
János Besenyő, Strategic Impact

“Een erg interessant boek”
Caroline Roelants, NRC Handelsblad

“Quasi come un romanzo”
Alessandra De Poli, Oasis [English version]

“Azzam selv – dersom han var i live og i stand til å lese boken – ville ha vært fornøyd med resultatet”
Kassem Hamadé, Morgenbladet og Expressen

“Det er gjennom Hegghammers bok vi for første gang får vite hvor viktig og innflytelsesrik denne mannen var”
Jan Erik Smilden, Agenda Magasin

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