Shame

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Knopf Canada, 1997 - Men - 320 pages
176 Reviews
In this brilliant novel, Salman Rushdie masterfully combines history, art, language, politics, and religion. Set in a country "not quite Pakistan," the story centers around the families of two men -- one a celebrated warrior, the other, a debauched playboy engaged in a protracted duel that is played out in the political landscape of their country. Shame is a tour de force and a fitting predecessor to the author's legendary novel, The Satanic Verses.

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He is such an amazing writer. - Goodreads
I find Salman Rushdie very hard to read. - Goodreads
Pretty nice ending, I think. - Goodreads
I do adore his writing. - Goodreads
Tremendous writer and observer. - Goodreads
Very stylistic writing though. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

There is a lot going on in Shame. As with many of Rushdie's novels, the complexity of the plot is padded with thought-provoking themes. The note underwriting this piece is the question of whether both ... Read full review

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User Review  - Percy Wadiwala - Goodreads

Full review at: http://percytheslacker.blogspot.in/20... When a writer of Mr. Rushdie's calibre takes on the task of chronicling the momentous events and lives of the people involved in, the drama ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Salman Rushdie is the author of seven novels, including The Satanic Verses, The Ground Beneath Her Feet and Midnight’s Children for which he won the Booker Prize and the “Booker of Bookers.”

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