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The Cambridge Companion to Salman Rushdie (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

by Abdulrazak Gurnah

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • India,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Rushdie, Salman

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766464M
    ISBN 100521847192
    ISBN 109780521847193

    One of the most celebrated writers of our time, SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of ten previous novels— Grimus, Midnight's Children (for which he won the Booker Prize in , the Booker of Bookers in , and, in , the Best of the Booker), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the . Sir Salman Rushdie is the author of many novels including Grimus, Midnight's Children, Shame, The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown and The Enchantress of Florence.

    Saleem Sinai, the narrator of Midnight’s Children, opens the novel by explaining that he was born on midnight, Aug , at the exact moment India gained its independence from British nearing his thirty-first birthday, Saleem believes that his body is beginning to crack and fall apart. Fearing that his death is imminent, he grows anxious to tell his life story. The “Rushdie affair” is one of the most far-reaching book events of the late 20 th century. The Cambridge Companion to Salman Rushdie. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Gutmann, Amy (ed.). Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition.

    Cambridge Companion to Salman Rushdie, Paperback by Gurnah, Abdulrazak (EDT), ISBN X, ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US A comprehensive and accessible overview of Rushdie's published work, his . Salman Rushdie’s celebrated debut novel remains as powerful and as haunting as when it was first published more than thirty years ago. “A book to be read twice [Grimus] is literate, it is fun, it is meaningful, and perhaps most important, it pushes the boundaries of the form outward.”.


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