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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Review: ShameUser Review - Holly - Goodreads
This book follows several characters and generations whose lives intertwine in mid-twentieth century Pakistan. It took me a while to get into this book; the first couple of chapters were pretty slow ... Read full review