US President Donald Trump is a symptom of the Age of Anger, not its cause, says Pankaj Mishra. Photo: AFP

Book review: Pankaj Mishra’s thought-provoking critique of modernity tries to do too much

The Indian author and essayist presents a nightmarish riposte to the Panglossian account popularised by Francis Fukuyama in The End of History, but in the final analysis Mishra’s argument is overextended and not wholly convincing

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US President Donald Trump is a symptom of the Age of Anger, not its cause, says Pankaj Mishra. Photo: AFP
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