An in-store discussion with John McHugo

Date: Monday 18 September 2017
Location: Hatchards Piccadilly

Join us on the evening of Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm to hear John McHugo discuss his new, highly anticipated book ‘A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi’is’.

This event is open to the public (tickets £7.50), and will include a Q&A session at the end of the talk. Tickets are redeemable against the price of the book (£20, 352pp., published Sep. 18) and include a complimentary glass of wine. Please email events@hatchards.co.uk to reserve a seat, or call us at 020 7439 9921, or simply visit our store.

Steeped in the Middle East since university days, historian, Arab linguist and international lawyer John McHugo is the ideal person to explain how a succession conflict in the 7th century can still have such massive repercussions today. Join us for drinks and a talk by the author himself to launch this essential guide to understanding the genesis, development and manipulation of one of the greatest schisms that has come to define Islam: A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi’is charts nothing less than the struggle for the soul of the Muslim world.

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