The Satanic VersesBook - 1989
One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie#146;s best-known and most galvanizing book. Set in a modern world filled with both mayhem and miracles, the story begins with a bang: the terrorist bombing of a London-bound jet in midflight. Two Indian actors of opposing sensibilities fall to earth, transformed into living symbols of what is angelic and evil. This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined. A book whose importance is eclipsed only by its quality, The Satanic Verses is a key work of our times.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1989, c1988.
Edition: First American edition
Characteristics: 546 pages ;,24 cm.
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SPL_STARR Jun 16, 2015
"'To be born again,' sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens, 'first you have to die.'"
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