A Case of Exploding Mangoes

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Mohammed Hanif

Narrated By: Paul Bhattacharjee

Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks

Date: October 2008

Duration: 10 hours 17 minutes

Summary:

There is a saying that when lovers fall out, a plane goes down. A Case of Exploding Mangoes is the story of one such plane. Why did a Hercules C130, the world's sturdiest aircraft, carrying Pakistan's military dictator General Zia ul Haq, go down on 17 August, 1988? Was it because of: mechanical failure; human error; the CIA's impatience; a blind woman's curse; generals not happy with their pension plans; the mango season? Or could it be your narrator, Ali Shigri? Teasing, provocative, and very funny, Mohammed Hanif's debut novel takes one of the subcontinent's enduring mysteries and out of it spins a tale as rich and colourful as a beggar's dream...

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