Abdullah grows up on the streets of Mayasin in poverty. A benevolent Muslim scholar saves him, but the scholar’s wisdom isn’t strong enough to protect him from the pull of the dark side of Islam.
On the other side of the country, Khalid joins the army to escape the harsh laws of the desert, only to find that amongst the soldiers corruption is a stronger force than religion.
Both boys know, deep in their heart that if they persevere, they can change the fate of their nation, but how many of their beliefs will they have to sacrifice?
Revolution is the first book in Piet Hein Wokke's brilliant Beledar series, about the younger years of a Middle Eastern dictator. If you like the books of John LeCarré, Frederick Forsyth and Richard Harris, you'll love Revolution.
Pickup this book now, to open the doors to an epic power struggle in the Middle East.
DBC: "One of the best books of 2017!"
Reader in a Reverie: "Wokke creates a very vivid world, and a very real one. ... Overall, this was a very thought-provoking and well-written book."