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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Censorship,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Islam and literature,
  • Rushdie, Salman - Prose & Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Authors,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 20th century,
  • Correspondence,
  • Freedom of the press,
  • History,
  • Rushdie, Salman,
  • Satanic verses

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSteve MacDonogh (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9538406M
ISBN 100803231741
ISBN 109780803231740

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  In The Rushdie Letters twenty-six internationally renowned authors respond to the most extreme example of censorship in modern times. Also included is Rushdie’s reply to their letters, his essay on exile, "One Thousand Days in a Balloon," and a chronology of the : In The Rushdie Letters twenty-six internationally renowned authors respond to the most extreme example of censorship in modern times. Also included is Rushdie’s reply to their letters, his essay on exile, "One Thousand Days in a Balloon," and a chronology of the fatwa.   In , Salman Rushdie published his first novel “Grimus,” a science fiction and fantasy novel. The novel was a flop as it received tepid reviews and never became popular. Not one to be deterred, he continued writing and in published his second work “Midnight’s Children,” which was the turning point in his career. Salman Rushdie. 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 Clown, and .

Rushdie wrote a non-fiction book about Nicaragua in called The Jaguar Smile. This book has a political focus and is based on his first-hand experiences and research at the scene of Sandinista political experiments. His most controversial work, The Satanic Verses, was published in . Salman Rushdie is the author of eleven novels: Grimus, Midnight’s Children (which was awarded the Booker Prize in ), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor’s Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown and The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life.   Rushdie made his name on the breathtaking originality of his novel, “Midnight’s Children,” the story of a boy “handcuffed to history,” born at the exact second of Indian independence.   The Rushdie Letters by Steve MacDonogh, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Book burnings ensued in the United Kingdom in December; their participants cited offense over Rushdie’s naming of characters, including prostitutes, after sacred Muslim figures, and the book’s. Book of the day Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – longlisted for the Booker Don Quixote is transported to modern-day America, in Rushdie’s self-conscious, meta and sometimes lazy novel Published. Step Across This Line also includes “Messages From the Plague Years,” a historic set of letters, articles and reflections on life under the fatwa. Gathered together for the first time, this is Rushdie’s humane, intelligent and angry response to a grotesque threat, aimed not just at him but at free expression itself. An Amazon Best Book of September Quichotte is Salman Rushdie at his best. An exquisite satire on the world we live in, Rushdie’s latest novel pays Cervantes a great, clever compliment with this deliciously funny Don Quixote for modern times/5().