The Mercy of Allah- by Hilaire Belloc - PDF Novel

The Mercy of Allah

The Mercy of Allah
The Mercy of Allah- by Hilaire Belloc

Review by Perry Whitford

Mahmoud the rich Islamic merchant tells the story of his fluctuating fortunes to his seven nephews, all eager to discover the secrets of his success. And what a scurrilous, immoral storey it is too! With a winning combination of grandiloquence and mock humility,

Mahmoud regales his captive audience with a shameless litany of the lies and luck which saw him rise from rags to riches more than once. 

At the risk of dissuading you from reading this witty and entertaining satire on capitalism and basic human greed, I will provide the simple secret of Mahmoud's success, as he himself expresses it:

the book details :
  • Author:Hilaire Belloc
  • Publication date:1922
  • Company: New York: D. Appleton and company

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