Book :: The Satanic Verses

The Satanic Verses
By: Salman Rushdie
Pages: 561
Published: Feb 22nd, 1989
Genre(s): Magical Realism
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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, transformed into living symbols of what is...

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Having refused to read this for decades, I was under-impressed with this. Loved Midnight's Children but, while this was creative, it wasn't as good.

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