Osama the Gun

TitleOsama the Gun
Year for Search2010
AuthorsSpinrad, Norman [Richard](b. 1940)
Date Published2010
PublisherWildside Press
Place PublishedHolicong, PA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which descendants of Osama bin Laden (1957-2011), the al-Qaeda leader, have established a Caliphate in Pakistan and have nuclear weapons. The novel follows one such man who becomes a secret agent to escape the Caliphate and see the world.

Additional Publishers

Originally published as Oussama: Roman. Trans. Niki Copper. Paris: Fayard, 2010. First published in English as an ebook.

Info Notes

See Spinrad’s comment on the book at http://normanspinradatlarge. blogspot.com/2011/07/osama-gun-ebook-first-english-language.html

Title Note

Cover adds the subtitle A Novel of the New Caliphate

Translation Note

Originally published as Oussama: Roman. Trans. Niki Copper. Paris: Fayard, 2010.

Holding Institutions

PSt

Author Note

(b. 1940)

Full Text

2010 Spinrad, Norman [Richard] (b. 1940). Osama the Gun [Cover adds the subtitle A Novel of the New Caliphate]. Holicong, PA: Wildside Press. Originally published as Oussama: Roman. Trans. Niki Copper. Paris: Fayard, 2010. First published in English as an ebook; see Spinrad’s comment on the book at http://normanspinradatlarge. blogspot.com/2011/07/osama-gun-ebook-first-english-language.html. PSt

Dystopia in which descendants of Osama bin Laden (1957-2011), the al-Qaeda leader, have established a Caliphate in Pakistan and have nuclear weapons. The novel follows one such man who becomes a secret agent to escape the Caliphate and see the world.