A Dutiful Boy by Mohsin Zaidi

A Dutiful Boy

Mohsin Zaidi

288 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


A coming of age memoir about growing up queer in a strict Muslim household. Like Educated with a modern British context. Mohsin grew up in a deprived pocket of east London; his family was close-knit but very religiously conservative. From a young ...

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emotional 94%
hopeful 76%
inspiring 73%
reflective 71%
sad 39%
informative 32%
challenging 28%
dark 11%
funny 11%
tense 8%
lighthearted 1%


medium 75%
fast 23%

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