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INDIAN PAPERBACK EDITION OUT NOW

A new paperback edition of Murder in the Hindu Kush is now available in India, published by Westland/Three Rivers.  This edition is available online, or from all good bookshops in India.

THE BOARDMAN TASKER PRIZE

Murder in the Hindu Kush was shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature 2011.  The judges described it as “a rip roaring story” and a product of “meticulous research”.  Read the full account here.

MURDER IN THE HINDU KUSH REVIEWED IN PAKISTAN TODAY

A review of Murder in the Hindu Kush was published in Pakistan Today, 09/10/11.

Natasha Shahid Kunwar describes the book as “A travelogue cum intimate history, Hannigan in his work follows his subject like a novelist follows his protagonist”.  Read the complete review here.

MURDER IN THE HINDU KUSH REVIEWED IN KHALEEJ TIMES

A review of Murder in the Hindu Kush was published in Khaleej Times in Dubai, 16/09/11.

Charlie R Neyra writes that the book “brings the life — and death — of George Hayward to a modern audience in stunningly researched detail, recreating a type of man who is rarely seen these days — a courageous, forthright, albeit flawed, but ambitious and brave explorer” and “an epic tale of loner against society, man against mountain”.  Read the complete review here.

A FEATURE ON FINDING TRACES OF GEORGE HAYWARD IN KASHMIR

A feature about seeking out George Hayward’s footsteps in the Valley of Kashmir was published on travelmag.co.uk, 12/09/11.  You can read the full feature here.

TIM HANNIGAN ON BBC RADIO 4

Tim Hannigan’s interview on BBC Radio 4’s Excess Baggage travel show on Saturday 6 August to talk about his journeys in George Hayward’s footsteps while researching Murder in the Hindu Kush is now available on i-player.

MURDER IN THE HINDU KUSH REVIEWED IN DAWN

A review of Murder in the Hindu Kush was published in Dawn, Pakistan’s biggest English Language newspaper, 10/07/11.

Salman Rashid describes the book as “a masterful piece of research, sleuthing and story-telling that makes Hayward’s lonely figure come alive” and “a page-turner that even brings a tear or two to the eye”.  Read the complete review here.

A FEATURE ON FOLLOWING IN HAYWARD’S FOOTSTEPS

A feature by Tim Hannigan about travelling through India, Xinjiang and Pakistan on the trail of George Hayward was published in The Epoch Times, 06/07/11.  You can read the full feature online here

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