The Looming Tower
Chapter One: The Martyr (Sayyid Qutb)
Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) - the subject of this chapter - arrived in America in 1948, three years after the end of World War II.
Coming from Egypt, he set foot in a land that was basking in its war vic
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