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Rushdie, Salman

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Most widely held works by Salman Rushdie
The satanic verses by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
98 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Hebrew and held by 5,538 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
Midnight's children : [a novel] by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
161 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,203 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 Moor's last sigh by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
85 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,554 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 ground beneath her feet : a novel by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
49 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 3,192 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
The enchantress of Florence : a novel by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
56 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tall, yellow-haired young European traveller calling himself "Mogor dell'Amore," the Mughal of Love, arrives at the court of the real Grand Mughal, the Emperor Akbar, with a tale to tell that begins to obsess the whole imperial capital. The stranger claims to be the child of a lost Mughal princess, the youngest sister of Akbar's grandfather Babar: Qara Köz, 'Lady Black Eyes', a great beauty believed to possess powers of enchantment and sorcery, who is taken captive first by an Uzbeg warlord, then by the Shah of Persia, and finally becomes the lover of a certain Argalia, a Florentine soldier of fortune, commander of the armies of the Ottoman Sultan. When Argalia returns home with his Mughal mistress the city is mesmerised by her presence, and much trouble ensues. But is Mogor's story true? And if so, then what happened to the lost princess? And if he's a liar, must he die?--From publisher description
Shalimar the Clown : a novel by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
50 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1991, Ambassador Maximilian Ophuls--ex-ambassador to India, and America's counterterrorism chief--is murdered on the Los Angeles doorstep of his illegitimate daughter's home by his Kashmiri Muslim driver, who calls himself Shalimar the Clown
Haroun and the sea of stories by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
69 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,934 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
Fury : a novel by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,555 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 )
71 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I romanform skildres Pakistans omskiftelige historie i nyere tid
Luka and the fire of life : a novel by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
30 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,302 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
East, west : stories by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
49 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,278 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
Imaginary homelands : essays and criticism, 1981-1991 by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
38 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,905 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 )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,686 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 )
55 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 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
Midnight's children by Salman Rushdie ( )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 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 wizard of Oz by Salman Rushdie ( Book )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author briefly recounts the making of "The Wizard of Oz" and discusses its plot, music, and themes
The best American short stories, 2008 ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada
Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Maximilian Ophuls is murdered outside his daughter's home by his Kashmiri Muslim driver, it appears to be a political killing. Ophuls is the former U.S. Ambassador to India and America's leading figure in counter-terrorism. But there is much more to Ophuls and his assassin, a mysterious man calling himself "Shalimar the Clown," than meets the eye. One woman is at the center of their shared history--a history of betrayal and deception that moves from World War II Europe to the troubled Kashmir region to contemporary America
The enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rushdie pens the story of a European traveler and the extraordinary tale he shares with 16th-century Mughal emperor Akbar the Great. The traveler claims to be the son of a Mughal princess forgotten by time. If his tale is true, what happened to the princess?
Mirrorwork : 50 years of Indian writing, 1947-1997 ( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories and excerpts of novels from India since the country attained its independence in 1947. The subjects range from religious strife, to the assault on the senses of the many people one is surrounded by
 
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Alternative Names
Anton, Joseph
Raśdī, Salamāna
Roshdi, Salman
Rūśdī, Salamāna
Rüsdi, Salman.
Rüşdî, Salman 1947-
Rušdi, Salmans, 1947-
Rushdī, Salmān
Rushdī, Salmān 1947-
Rushdie, Salman
Rushdie, Shalman
Rushidi, Salman.
Ruždi, Salman.
Ruždi, Salman 1947-
Salamāna Raśdī
Salma-n Rušdī 1947-
Salmān Rušdī 1947-
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie 1947-....
Рушди, Салман
Рушди, Салман, 1947-
רושדי, סלמאן
רושדי, סלמאן, 1947-
רושדי, סלמן
رشدى، سلمان
سلمان رشدى.
سلمان رشدي، 1947-
ラシュディ, サルマン
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