[Read] (Kandahar Cockney)
This stoy is of an Afghanistan interpreter who comes to London to find a life for himself It is a true story and an interesting one Mir an Afghan refugee seeks asylum in the UK This book chronicles his experience al. The remarkable and touching story of a singular "friendship between the author an affluent Western correspondent and his Pashtun interpreter who meet in an Afghan war "between the author an affluent Western correspondent and his Pashtun interpreter who meet in an Afghan war and resume their friendship when Mir becomes an asylum seeker in London’s East EndIn the spring of 1997 James Fergusson a oung freelance British correspondent encounters a local Pashtun interpreter named Mir in rebel controlled Afghanistan They soon become firm friends with Mir an invaluable guide not only to the battle zone but to the country's complex politics culture and traditions Not long after James’s return home Mir and. Ong with two other "Family Members As They Build New Lives as they build new lives the United Kingdom Interesting account of the immigration experience thoroughly good and interesting story about Afghan and his family and their relatio. His family are forced to flee Afghanistan fearing for their lives When Mir arrives in London seeking asylum it is to James that he turns for
help Now their roles reverse the guided becomes the guide as James introduces Mir to the bewildering customs of the Now their roles reverse the guided becomes the guide as James introduces Mir to the bewildering customs of the WestYet in many ways it is Mir who remains the guide – this time to a side of his own homeland that James had never noticed or engaged with before He discovers whole communities of Afghans scattered throughout London and the shadow economy in which asylum seekers are forced to work He accompanies Mir through the labyrinthine asylum system.