The Satanic Verses
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 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - msemmag - www.librarything.com
TL;DR: I liked this book, but it's not exactly a pleasure read. That being said... This book is a behemoth: both in size as well as in density of content. It's not a book that will please every reader ... Read full review
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So literary is this novel, so epic, that at times I expected heroic couplets. At other times, I wanted Leopold Bloom to stagger through the door, so strongly did I experience this as an Anglo-Indian ... Read full review
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