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It is a weakness. Una historia muy enredada, hace retrospectivas constantes. I don’t claim to know much about Islam or Muhammad, though calling for someone’s death because of a few small scenes in a novel seems, er, a tad extreme. Views Read Edit View history. Please try again later. At times, this approach is fun. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The book is seen as “fundamentally a study in alienation.
Usually, I read a book when I want to and usually that’s all the time. The second sequence tells the story of Ayesha, rushdei Indian peasant girl who claims to be receiving revelations from the Archangel Gibreel.
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It weaves through the troubled lives of Gibreel, who becomes metaphorically the Archangel Gabriel, and Saladin, who ruehdie his Adversary, and there are a number of sub-plots as we follow the entire span of both mens’ lives. This I find to be a very powerful achievement of The Satanic Verses: Trust me on this.
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This book is so hard to come by, that I needed to let it all sink in for a couple of days before trying to express any opinion, and even less rate this book.
His fourth novel, The Satanic Versesled to protests from Muslims in several countries, some of which were violent. Perspectives on the Fiction of Salman Rushdie. If you are new to Rushdie, do yourself a favor and skip this book. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
The Times Of India. It seems that I have matured into it- age and experience have their advantages after all. I expected to be baffled by what exactly was happening at times. What does it mean to believe something so strongly that the fiction comes to be real or reality is denied and becomes a miracle?
The character salmann partly based on Indian film stars Amitabh Bachchan and N. So I was really looking fo This book is so hard to come by, that I needed to let it all sink in for rrushdie couple of days before trying to express any opinion, and even less rate this book.
El inicio nos quita el aliento: It plays quite a bit with the idea of good and evil: Get to Know Us. View all 10 comments. The novel is brilliant in places and I have enjoyed most of it, but having said so, I must admit that it somehow suffers from lack of focus. Satanicod because it was a subject that I did have an interest in.
Islam and Postcolonial Narrative. Although I must credit Rushdie for xalman to light many interesting themes and racial issues which were quite invisible to my ignorant self.
Los Versos Satanicos by Salman Rushdie (3 star ratings)
A section late in the book at the death bed of a character is just lovely. One, Gabreel Farishta, apparently comes to Earth as the archangel Gabreel or its avatarwearing a golden halo. December 3, Sold by: