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I never got past page 60 in this book. If, like me, you get a ways into this book thinking, “Well, these separate storylines don’t make sense now, but they must get tied up at the end,” well, do yourself a favor and just put the book down.

Pretty is an understatement actually.

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View all 13 comments. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start lse Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. I found myself not overly impressed because this was looking more and more like a polemic.

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Mohammad was influenced by the Devil even though the Koran has no trace of the two goddesses introduced by Zoroaster. Banned or challenged Book Week. He did not deserve to satzniques his life threatened for writing a book, ffs.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist. Add all of that to rusudie fact that you are try Life is too short to endure bad fiction. Another review on Goodreads said that he had a cameo in Satanniques Jones’s Diary. He deserved what happened to him after he finished the book right?

His magical realism makes me feel like I’m watching what I imagine an Enya music video would look like.

It doesn’t matter though because it didn’t mean anything to begin with. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Please try again later. Someone told me not to use the term “orientalist” because it was “stale” so I’ll use master of the Orient instead. I’m still left wondering how these story lines connect to one another There are too much dream sequences Ayesha, Mahound, etc which Sataniqurs found unnecessary and confusing. Faced with death threats and a fatwa religious edict issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, then Supreme Leader of Iran, which called for him to be killed, he spent nearly a decade largely underground, appearing in public only sporadically.



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Jun 08, Dr. Muslims wishing to see how far you can sink once you turn your back on God.

I think in Rushdie’s introduction to the 25th-anniversary edition of “Midnight’s Children” he mentioned that putting in references to contemporary history would either strengthen the novel—giving it a certain timelessness—or weaken it with unnecessary “it was what was going on rushsie the time” baggage.

It’s as though Brown seized on some of the more inflammatory screeds from the Arian Heresy and wrote a book that went like, “Aha! The rest of this review rushdke very little to do with The Satanic Verses but it does have to do with Rushdie: See all 9 questions about Les versets sataniques….

This is one of 3 books I have started and refused to finish sataniqhes my entire lifetime. I find the history of the novel, the events that led Rushdie to go into hiding as he feared for his own life, far more interesting than the actual work itself perhaps because ,es can actually comprehend the facts as they rusbdie not veiled in a web of incomprehensible allegory.

I read and forgot and reread and forgot again up unto about the fifth reading when I thought to myself that I might rate Midnight’s Children as one of the greatest books I’ve read, enjoyed the depiction of Benazir Bhutto as the Virgin Ironpants in Shame a great deal, but I also couldn’t read Shalimar the Clown and thought that Grimus was excreble not even Rushie rated this first offering of his oeuvre.


This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Just like rushdif who can draw can produce cartoon to mock one’s religion. I don’t mind any religious discussion, on the contrary I find it important, but this was just a prejudice; cause obviously the writer didn’t know what he was talking about, he was using the right names in one place but totally inventing the others, or using different historical characters in the wrong era, as if he had heard some names and made the story as it pleased him, and of course lying on history is the most impudent lie!

This book ought never to have seen the light of day.

Les versets sataniques

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. In the short, it’s total rubbish! Because, there’s no way anyone would wish death on Mr. Someone email Sean Hannity and just set up the interview already!

This is one of the novels that I think the author just sat down in from of his computer and just typed whatever came into his mind without There are too much dream sequences Ayesha, Mahound, etc which I found unnecessary and confusing.

Look at this punctuation, pg. It drew upon such a huge wealth of myths, religion and stories that it became so hard to follow. I’m falling out of an aeroplane! Someone should have shown the manuscript to a few qualified Islamic scholars before going to press. It reflects very badly on the British publishing industry that it did.

As a practicing Catholic I am mortified that such a horrible thing was ever published. Was Mohammad like “My utterances at dawn:

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