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- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
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...
- 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 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
?A mixture of science fiction and folktale, past and future, primitive and present-day . . . Thunderous and touching.? ? 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.... 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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
The novel that set the stage for his modern classic, The Satanic Verses , Shame is Salman Rushdie?s phantasmagoric epic of an unnamed country that is ?not quite Pakistan.? In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two men?one a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched lover of pleasure?Rushdie brilliantly portrays a... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
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 Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
?I did not go to Nicaragua intending to write a book, or, indeed, to write at all: but my encounter with the place affected me so deeply that in the end I had no choice.? So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful as his acclaimed novels. In The Jaguar Smile , Rushdie paints a brilliantly sharp and... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 14.09
On Valentine?s Day, 1989, Vina Apsara, a famous and much-loved singer, disappears in a devastating earthquake. Her lover, the singer Ormus Cama, cannot accept that he has lost her, and so begins his eternal quest to find her and bring her back. His journey takes him across the globe and through cities pulsating with the power of rock ?n? roll, to... more...