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From the Back Cover A l’aube d’un matin d’hiver, un jumbo-jet explose au-dessus de la Manche. He’s certainly proven to me that he’s a master of the Orient at this point, though. This is one of 3 books I have started and refused to finish in my entire lifetime. I found myself not overly impressed because this was looking more and more like a polemic. If versfts believe that Gabriel spoke Allah’s divine words ls Mohammad, I bet you don’t also think that Mohammad received false words from Satan, do you?

No Kindle device required. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We get salmaan, you really like attention. Two Indian actors of opposing sensibilities fall to earth, transformed into living symbols of what is angelic and evil. After that, I think, there is no need to speek of the story’s lacking of subject, cause he hadn’t any, or the week plot, or the effort to imtate Joyce’s style There is a difference between figurative language and purple prose.


Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Look at this punctuation, pg. He teaches English now at Emory University, far away from where the following treacherous Islamists lurk. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I felt that for a book to engender such a farrago of praise, death and destruction I must read it for myself and see what it was all about.

Open Preview See a Problem? Not so in “Verses. This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined. Therefor he is portrayed as a cloven hoofed beast. Like many of the occurrences in the story, you get a feeling that it happened “just because.

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Otherwise most of the allusions will be wasted on you like they were me. This book ought never to have seen the light of day. And then, the reverse transformation back into a human occurs without any real turning point in Sally Spoon’s story—confusing and unsatisfying. I’ll keep that in mind about the character from now on. These story lines use allusions regarding an apocryphal legend history?

Swtaniques suppose, at the end of the day, if you like being strung along with no chance of things being explained to you at the end because they never made sense in the first placeyou might find this book “intriguing” or “mysterious.


I never got past page 60 in this book.

Les versets sataniques by Salman Rushdie (1 star ratings)

If you are new to Rushdie, do yourself a favor and skip this book. 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. I hated itI didn’t understand it ,I couldn’t even complete it,It’s really a disaster.

If, like me, you get a ways into this book thinking, “Well, these separate storylines don’t make sense vesets, but they must get tied up at the end,” well, do yourself a favor and just put the book down.

Please try again later. Sir Rushdie came out of hiding by walking on stage at a U2 concert. Rushdie lives a pampered celebrity life now that he’s no longer hunted by hundreds of assassins.

Much of his early fiction is set at least partly on the Indian subcontinent. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.