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Imran Khan

The book is absolute frank of his good deeds and wrong-doings. Sandford accepts that Imran christoppher marginalised in Pakistan’s national politics, but also argues that he is better off for it.

At first it took him time to adjust but then soon he became a “Rockstar”. Cricket is only one aspect of his diverse personality. Man, this guy was quite something. This biography is an absolute and worth reading for all Immy-lovers.

Shahroz Javed rated it really liked it Jan 23, Well I should rather say amazing life story. Therefore when I fell upon this book while browsing through a bookshop, I had to own it and read it, in the due process. And being honest, he would ensure that he works hard to reach the top. These judgments finally reveal Sandford’s hand as an admiring scribe.

Another revealing bio, though his ego seems to obscure some events. Jul 24, Mayank rated it liked it.


The book revolves around two key traits of the Khans, and that is ‘revenge’ and ‘pride’. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Imran Khan by Christopher Sandford

Jul 04, Sheokhanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Sandford provides a nuanced picture of a shy yet restless soul brimming with self-belief, who is as concerned with substance and meaning as he is self-conscious about image and style.

Mar 01, Bill rated it really liked it. It is a book about Pakistan, its politics, culture, and society. It is more than that. The biography give a good insight into the “rockstar” of South Asian cricketing society. Shahwaleed Butt rated it really liked it Dec 12, In short a rage among young white British girls something many in sub-continent still try to do. Winner of World Cup and Builder of Hospital.

As the book moves into Imran’s sandfkrd life, you keep expecting to read a dissection of his failings, but it never comes. Alumni of Oxford and Chancellor sandrord Bradford. Return to Book Page. Yet, the picture remains incomplete. The first impression of reader surely comes as a sports biography but the title is enough to convince you that this is the ultimate book where Imran plays 3 different roles, not only as a cricketer but also as a celebrity and politician. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Yet paradoxically he is also totally at home in British culture.

Hardcoverpages. Imran has become the focus now of a second worthy book after Ivo Tenant’s Imran Khanwhich appeared in Imran does have complete comfort and ease in even the most rarefied levels of British society, but it christopheg without any sense of superiority.

Dec 29, Ashish Vijay rated it liked it. There are a few disappointments. Jan 16, Maham rated it it was amazing.

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In these chapters, enter the central character and his family tree and relatives are miran in detail. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Sandford presents this as not merely a post-colonial but in fact a post-modern phenomenon: Third chapter is his account on his university-level and county cricket, beginning of international cricket career and his life in England. Most importantly his dislike for the second wave Militant-feminist I really liked it there.