Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Hasan 'Abd al-Hakim obituary

Guardian, Charles Le Gai Eaton obituary, 19 Apr 2010 "Within days of his death at the age of 89, the Muslim intellectual, writer and broadcaster Charles Le Gai Eaton, also known as Hasan 'Abd al-Hakim, was being hailed as "a towering patriarch of British Islam" and his death proclaimed as "the end of an era". One can imagine Eaton responding to such tributes by saying, quite simply: "Typical oriental hyperbole!""