Lost & Misrepresented Voices of Afghanistan Chapter 4 Page 2

witnesses the aftermath, destruction and impact of the Taliban. As an omniscient narrator Fawad is given a sense of humour that as a reader we can really relate to. His heart rendering tale of woe and triumph of surviving the aftermath of the Taliban inspire us, as a reader to persevere through life, despite the obstacles and hurdles that life often throws at us. My main argument and analysis for this third chapter will focus on how Busfield’s novel Born under a Million Shadows deals with the duration and aftermath of The Taliban’s existence, the impact of military Neoliberalism and Globalisation on Afghanistan and the impact of ‘foreigners’ upon Afghanistan’s soil. Busfield’s text centres and deals with some very complex themes such as war, conflict, child abduction, death, abuse, poverty and survival in a