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- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 1.68
A delectable offering of the best stories written by master storytellers, including Ruskin Bond, Anita Desai, Satyajit Ray, R.K. Narayan, Salman Rushdie and Vikram Seth, to name a few. Each story represents the richness and range of contemporary writing for children, and is beautifully illustrated to make this truly a collector's item. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00
From one of the great novelists of our day, a vital, brilliant new book of essays, speeches and articles essential for our times. Step Across This Line showcases the other side of one of fiction?s most astonishing conjurors. On display is Salman Rushdie?s incisive, thoughtful and generous mind, in prose that is as entertaining as it is topical.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00
Shalimar the Clown is a masterpiece from one of our greatest writers, a dazzling novel that brings together the fiercest passions of the heart and the gravest conflicts of our time into an astonishingly powerful, all-encompassing story. Max Ophuls? memorable life ends violently in Los Angeles in 1993 when he is murdered by his Muslim driver Noman... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00
"Life is fury. Fury-sexual, Oedipal, political, magical, brutal- drives us to our finest heights and coarsest depths. This is what we are, what we civilize ourselves to disguise-the terrifying human animal in us, the exalted, transcendent, self-destructive, untrammeled lord of creation. We raise each other to the heights of joy. We tear each other... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
A tall, yellow-haired, young European traveler calling himself ?Mogor dell?Amore,? the Mughal of Love, arrives at the court of the Emperor Akbar, lord of the great Mughal empire, with a tale to tell that begins to obsess the imperial capital, a tale about a mysterious woman, a great beauty believed to possess powers of enchantment and sorcery, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.95
The original stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie?s Midnight?s Children, winner of the 1993 Booker of Bookers, the best book to win the Booker Prize in its first twenty-five years. In the moments of upheaval that surround the stroke of midnight on August 14--15, 1947, the day India proclaimed its independence from Great Britain, 1,001 children are... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
? Financial Times After drinking an elixir that bestows immortality upon him, a young Indian named Flapping Eagle spends the next seven hundred years sailing the seas with the blessing?and ultimately the burden?of living forever. Eventually, weary of the sameness of life, he journeys to the mountainous Calf Island to regain his mortality. There... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
?You?ve reached the age at which people in this family cross the border into the magical world. It?s your turn for an adventure?yes, it?s finally here!? So says Haroun to his younger brother, twelve-year-old Luka. The adventure begins one beautiful starry night in the land of Alifbay, when Luka?s father, Rashid, falls suddenly into a sleep so deep... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Winner of the Booker of Bookers Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India?s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie combines a ferociously witty family saga with a surreally imagined and sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India and flavors the mixture with peppery soliloquies on art, ethnicity, religious fanaticism, and the terrifying power of love. Moraes "Moor" Zogoiby,... more...