Steve Munnion added his review to Agency Rules – Never an Easy Day at the Office today.
“I read Agency Rules because I wanted an insight into Pakistan’s politics and to find out something about ISIS, its background and the world-view of terrorists. Agency Rules told me what I wanted to know and gave me more; a damn good thrashing of my limited middle-eastern politics knowledge!
The action is tight, tension taught, every scene essential to the plot and vividly realised in the reader’s mind. One gets the feeling that Muhammad takes an astringent view of Eastern politics but his view is never out in the open, never lecturing; rather like the AK-47s and knives that the protagonists wield so mercilessly. The climax is deeply satisfying and the book ends on a stupendous hangover, one that makes you itch to read book 2, which, I am sure, will come.
If you want a glimpse behind the Kalashnikov Curtain, take this one.”