Shalimar the Clown

October 10, 2006|
Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
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Shalimar the Clown is the story of Maximilian Ophuls, America’s counterterrorism chief, one of the makers of the modern world; his Kashmiri Muslim driver and subsequent killer, a mysterious figure who calls himself Shalimar the clown; Max’s illegitimate daughter India; and a woman who links them, whose revelation finally explains them all.

It is an epic narrative that moves from California to Kashmir, France, and England, and back to California again. Along the way there are tales of princesses lured from their homes by demons, legends of kings forced to defend their kingdoms against evil. And there is always love, gained and lost, uncommonly beautiful and mortally dangerous.
SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of fourteen novels--including Luka and the Fire of Life; Grimus; Midnight''s Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker); Shame; The Satanic Verses; Haroun and the Sea of Stories; The Moor''s Last Sigh; The Ground Beneath Her Feet; Fury;...
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Title:Shalimar the Clown
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 8.02 X 5.21 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.02 X 5.21 X 0.91 in
Published:October 10, 2006
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780676977554

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