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Rushdie, Salman

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Midnight's children by Salman Rushdie( Book )

461 editions published between 1956 and 2021 in 30 languages and held by 6,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Saleem Sinal, born precisely at midnight, August 15, 1947, the moment India became independent. Saleem's life parallels the history of his nation
The satanic verses by Salman Rushdie( Book )

280 editions published between 1889 and 2020 in 21 languages and held by 6,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hijacked jumbo jet blows apart high above the English Channel. Two figures, Gibreel and Saladin, are washed up on an English beach. Soon curious changes occur -Gibreel seems to have acquired a halo, while Saladin grows hooves and bumps at his temples
The Moor's last sigh by Salman Rushdie( Book )

149 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family saga reflecting the troubled state of India. The protagonists are four generations of the da Gama, who became wealthy in the spice trade before declining into gangsterism. Their tale is narrated by the family's last descendant and he attributes their fall to bickering, a reflection of Hindu-Moslem strife plaguing India today. Peopled with odd characters--the narrator is the product of a Jewish father and a Christian mother--the novel is a pessimistic counterpoint to the author's optimistic Midnight's Children, on India's struggle for independence
The enchantress of Florence : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

167 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in 23 languages and held by 3,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Florintine man approaches Emperor Akbar with a tale of being the ruler's grandfather's youngest sister's son
Haroun and the sea of stories by Salman Rushdie( Book )

147 editions published between 1990 and 2020 in 20 languages and held by 3,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of The Satanic Verses returns with his most humorous and accessible novel yet. This is the story of Haroun, a 12-year-old boy whose father Rashid is the greatest storyteller in a city so sad that it has forgotten its name. When the gift of gab suddenly deserts Rashid, Haroun sets out on an adventure to rescue his print
The ground beneath her feet : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

137 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance of two Indian musicians who form a band. He is Ormus, a composer, she is Vina, an American-raised singer, and their romance plays out across continents, parallel universes and different lives-- she dying and returning for a second life
Shalimar the Clown : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

151 editions published between 2003 and 2021 in 22 languages and held by 3,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 1991. Ambassador Maximilian Ophuls, one of the makers of the modern world, is murdered in broad daylight on his illegitimate daughter India's doorstep, slaughtered by a knife wielded by his Kashmiri Muslim driver, a mysterious figure who calls himself Shalimar the clown. The dead man is a charismatic World War Two Resistance hero, a man of formidable intellectual ability, a former US ambassador to India and subsequently America's counter-terrorism chief. The murder looks at first like a political assassination, but turns out to be passionately personal
Two years eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

77 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in 11 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding novel that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story. A lush modern fairytale in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of storytelling."
Fury : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

132 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in 17 languages and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malik Solanka, a middle-aged ex-philosophy professor and millionaire creator of a hugely popular doll, seeks refuge from his unwanted fame and disintegrating marriage in New York City
Shame by Salman Rushdie( Book )

130 editions published between 1983 and 2020 in 17 languages and held by 2,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rushdie's black comedy of public life and historical imperatives
The golden house : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

58 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the aristocratic Golden family moves into a self contained pocket of New York City, a park in Greenwich Village called 'The Gardens,' their past is an absolute mystery. They seem to be hiding in plain sight: Nero Golden, the powerful but shady patriarch, and his sons Petya, a high functioning autistic and recluse; Apu, the successful artist who may or may not be profound; and D, the enchanting youngest son whose gender confusion mirrors the confusion, and possibilities, of the world around him. And finally there is Vasilisa, the Russian beauty who seduces the patriarch to shape their American stories"--
East, west : stories by Salman Rushdie( Book )

91 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine stories. In At the Auction of the Rubby Slippers, the author reflects on the role of auctioneers in establishing "the value of our pasts, of our future, of our lives," while an allegory on the immigrant experience is entitled Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain Consummate Their Relationship
Quichotte : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

69 editions published between 2019 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into existence. Together they set off across America in Quichotte's trusty Chevy Cruze to find her and convince her of his love. Meanwhile, Quichotte's tragicomic story is being told by the author who created him: Brother, a mediocre spy novelist in the midst of a midlife crisis. As their stories intertwine, we are taken on a wild, picaresque journey through a country on the edge of moral and spiritual collapse. Just as Cervantes wrote Don Quixote to satirize the culture of his time, Rushdie brings us a new twist on a classic. Quichotte is a profoundly human love story and a wickedly entertaining satire of a corrupt age in which fact is so often indiscernible from fiction. With unforgettable characters and riveting suspense, this dazzling novel showcases an essential storyteller at his brilliant best"--
Luka and the fire of life : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

76 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Luka travels to the Magic World to steal the Fire of Life needed to bring his storytelling father out of a deep trance
Imaginary homelands : essays and criticism, 1981-1991 by Salman Rushdie( Book )

52 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy-five essays cover a decade in Rushdie's life, on such topics as literature, politics, prejudice, imagination, and free expression, as well as the events that forced him into seclusion
Step across this line : collected nonfiction 1992-2002 by Salman Rushdie( Book )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the author's nonfiction pieces addresses such topics as his fascination with "The Wizard of Oz," the 2000 presidential election, the Muslim faith, life under a fatwa, and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
Grimus : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

109 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Eventually, he grows weary of the sameness of life and journeys to the mountainous Calf Island to regain his mortality. There he meets other immortals obsessed with their own stasis, and he sets out to scale the island's peak, from which the mysterious and corrosive Grimus Effect emits. Through a series of thrilling quests and encounters, Flapping Eagle comes face-to-face with the island's creator and unwinds the mysteries of his own humanity
The wizard of Oz by Salman Rushdie( Book )

57 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author briefly recounts the making of "The Wizard of Oz" and discusses its plot, music, and themes
Midnight's children by Salman Rushdie( )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Saleem Sinal, born precisely at midnight, August 15, 1947, the moment India became independent. Saleem's life parallels the history of his nation
Languages of truth : essays 2003-2020 by Salman Rushdie( Book )

18 editions published between 2021 and 2022 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Salman Rushdie is celebrated as a storyteller of the highest order, illuminating deep truths about our society and culture through his gorgeous, often searing, prose. Now, in his latest collection of nonfiction, he brings together insightful and inspiring essays, criticism, and speeches that focus on his relationship with the written word, and solidify his place as one of the most original thinkers of our time. Gathering pieces written between 2003 and 2019, Languages of Truth chronicles Rushdie's own intellectual engagement with a period of momentous cultural shifts. Immersing the reader in a wide variety of subjects, he delves into the nature of storytelling as a deeply human need, and what emerges is, in myriad ways, a love letter to literature itself. Rushdie explores what the work of authors from Shakespeare and Cervantes to Samuel Beckett, Eudora Welty, and Toni Morrison mean to him, often by telling vivid, sometimes humorous stories of his own personal encounters with them, whether on the page or in person. He delves deeper than ever before into the nature of "truth," revels in the vibrant malleability of language, and the creative lines that can join art and life, and he looks anew at migration, multiculturalism and censorship. The ideas, true stories and arguments presented here are at once revelatory, funny and eye-opening, enlivened on every page by Rushdie's signature wit and dazzling voice, making this volume a genuine pleasure to read"--
 
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The satanic versesThe Moor's last sighThe enchantress of Florence : a novelHaroun and the sea of storiesThe ground beneath her feet : a novelShalimar the Clown : a novelTwo years eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novelFury : a novel
Alternative Names
Ahmed Salman Rušdie

Anton Joseph

Anton, Joseph 1947-

Anton, Joseph, pseud.

Antonas Džozefas

Raśdī, Salamāna

Roshdi, Salman

Rūśdī, Salamāna

Rüşdı̂, Salman

Rüşdî, Salman 1947-

Rušdi Salmanas

Rušdi, Salmans 1947-

Ruşdî, Selman, 1947-

Rus̆die, Salman

Rušdis Salmanas

Rushdī, Salmān

Rushdī, Salmān 1947-

Rushdie, Ahmed Salman.

Rushdie S.

Rushdie Salman

Rushdie, Salman 1947-

Rushdie, Salman Ahmed 1947-

Rushdie, Shalman

Rushidi, Salman.

Rusjdi, Salman, 1947-

Ruždi, Salman.

Ruždi, Salman 1947-

Salamāna Raśdī

Salma-n Rušdī 1947-

Salman Rüşdi

Salmān Rušdī 1947-

Salman Rüşdi Hint asıllı Britanyalı romancı ve deneme yazarı

Salman Rus̆die

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie 1947-....

Salman Rushdie Britisch-indischer Romancier und Essayist

Salman Rushdie British Indian novelist and essayist

Salman Rushdie britský spisovatel

Salman Rushdie brittiläis-intialainen kirjailija

Salman Rushdie brittisk-indisk författare

Salman Rushdie britų rašytojas

Salman Rushdie écrivain britannique d'origine indienne

Salman Rushdie escriptor i assagista britànic

Salman Rushdie escritor y ensayista británico

Salman Rushdie Indiaas schrijver

Salman Rushdie indiai születésű brit író, 1947-

Salman Rushdie Nobelista ampong talasulat a British-Indian

Salman Rushdie Òṣèré Ọmọ Orílẹ̀-èdè America

Salman Rushdie Pengarang buku berkebangsaan Amerika-Inggris asal India

Salman Rushdie Penulis India-British

Salman Rushdie pisarz brytyjski

Salman Rushdie scrittore, saggista e attore indiano

Salman Ruždi

Salmans Rušdi

Salmanus Rushdie scriptor mythistoriarum Indicus

Salmon Rushdiy

Ρούσντι Σαλμάν 1947-

Σαλμάν Ρούσντι

Σαλμάν Ρουσντύ

Рушди, Салман

Рушди, Салман 1947-

Рушди, Салман британский писатель

Салман Ружди

Салман Рушдзі

Салман Рушди

Салман Рушди британский писатель индийского происхождения

Салман Рушді

Салман Рушді британський письменник

Սալման Ռուշդի

סאלמאן ראשדי

סלמאן רושדי

סלמאן רושדי סופר בריטי

רושדי, סלמאן

רושדי, סלמאן 1947-

רושדי, סלמן

רושדי, סלמן 1947-

احمد سلمان رشدي

رشدى، سلمان

رشدي، سلمان

سلمان رشدى.

سلمان رشدي

سلمان رشدي، 1947-

سلمان رشدي برٽش انڊين ناولسٽ ۽ مضمون نگار

سلمان رشدي كاتب بريطاني - هندي

سلمان رشدی

سلمان رشدی نویسنده و مقاله‌نویس بریتانیایی-هندی

سٱلمان روشدی

سەلمان ڕوشدی

सलमान रुशदी

सलमान रुश्दी ब्रिटिश भारतीय लेखक

চলমান ৰুশ্দী

সালমান রুশদি

সালমান রুশদি ব্রিটিশ ভারতীয় লেখক

ਸਲਮਾਨ ਰੁਸ਼ਦੀ

સલમાન રૂશદી બ્રીટીશ ભારતીય નવલકથાકાર અને નિબંધકાર

ସଲମାନ ଋଶଦୀ

சல்மான் ருஷ்டி

సల్మాన్ రష్దీ

ಸಲ್ಮಾನ್ ರಶ್ದಿ

സൽമാൻ റഷ്ദി

ซัลมัน รัชดี

სალმან რაშდი

სალმან რუშდი

러슈디, 샐먼 1947-

루슈디, 살만 1947-

루시디, 살만 1947-

루시디, 샐먼 1947-

살만 루슈디

サルマン・ラシュディ

ラシュディ, サルマン

萨尔曼·鲁西迪

薩爾曼·魯西迪 英国作家

薩爾曼魯西迪

西爾門·拉什迪

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