Amid dystopic visions of an Islamic Europe, remember the Alhambra – Telegraph

We should counter anti-Islamic scare-mongering by recalling our debt to the culture of Muslim Spain

Phewee. I snapped the novel shut before the easyJet plane had even landed. I read it so fast I more or less inhaled it. It’s the new bestseller – Submission – by that seedy-looking, chain-smoking French intellectual called Houellebecq (pron. Wellbeck), and it is brilliant because an outlandish scenario is made to seem so darned plausible.

“Our age is likely to be bedevilled by anxiety about Islam – or at least about Islamism” 》》》 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/12079358/Amid-dystopic-visions-of-an-Islamic-Europe-remember-the-Alhambra.html

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