Shame

May 27, 1997|
Shame by Salman Rushdie
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The novel that set the stage for his modern classic, The Satanic Verses, Shame is Salman Rushdie’s phantasmagoric epic of an unnamed country that is “not quite Pakistan.” In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two men—one a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched lover of pleasure—Rushdie brilliantly portrays a world caught between honor and humiliation —“shamelessness, shame: the roots of violence.” Shame is an astonishing story that grows more timely by the day.

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:Shame
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.18 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.18 X 0.65 in
Published:May 27, 1997
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780676970647

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