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Reluctant Fundamentalist

This wiki is dedicated to some characters from Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

We are going to analyze the following characters, as we think they play a significant role in the life of narrator Changez's life.


Keep in mind that the book has not given any characters full names. Juan Bautista is the only, in which he uses his full name.


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The main character and narrator in the novel. He is an American with a pakistani background that is living the American dream.

The American

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A nameless man that interrogates Changez after the 9/11 incident.

Juan Bautista

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A leader of the music industry in Chile. He helps Changez clear up his head, and focus on the right things, instead of having an inner conflict.


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Changez love interest. She dreams of becoming an author, however she is held back in every aspect of her life by her ex-boyfriend Chris.


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Jim Cross is Changez's boss and an important factor of his American dream.

About us

We are Norwegian studens that made a characterization of some of the characters from The Reluctant Fundamentalist. 

We are attendants of Eikeli Videregående Skole, not unlike High School in America. We wrote this during our second year as an English assignment. These are all our opinions, so take them with a grain of salt.

We have no idea about copyrighted pictures, so if something is conflicting, feel free to contact us or edit it yourself.


We mainly used the 1. March 2007 edition of Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist