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- Random House 2012; US$ 33.37
On 14 February 1989, Valentine's Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been 'sentenced to death' by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard the word fatwa . His crime? To have written a novel called The Satanic Verses , which was accused of being 'against Islam, the Prophet and the Quran'. So... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
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 of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie?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,... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.00
Born at the stroke of midnight at the exact moment of India's independence, Saleem Sinai is a special child. However, this coincidence of birth has consequences he is not prepared for: telepathic powers connect him with 1,000 other 'midnight's children' all of whom are endowed with unusual gifts. Inextricably linked to his nation, Saleem's story is... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
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$ 15.00
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...