The tone of the novel veers daringly from the slapstick to the melodramatic. inventiveness never flags. Damnably entertaining and fiendishly ingenious.
The tone of the novel veers daringly from the slapstick to the melodramatic. conjuring tricks are magical. personal and touching. A glittering novelist-one with startling imagination and intellectual resources, a master of perpetual storytelling. One of the very few current writers whose works are attempts at the great Bible, the ‘bright book of life. The Sunday Times (London).
The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie's fourth novel, first published in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad. As with his previous books, Rushdie used magical realism and relied on contemporary events and people to create his characters. The title refers to the satanic verses, a group of Quranic verses that refer to three pagan Meccan goddesses: Allāt, Uzza, and Manāt.
Salman Rushdie is the author of twelve novels-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, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, Luka and the Fire of Life, and Two.
Satanic-Verses EL Vintage 9780307367761. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie (Brazil). The Satanic Verses (Brazil). The Satanic Verses (UK). Satanic Verses (Spanish). a roller-coaster ride over a vast landscape of the imagination. The Guardian (London). A novel of metamorphoses, hauntings, memories, hallucinations, revelations, advertising jingles, and jokes.
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Rushdie Salman without any fixed place, or space, allowed him to rest the sole of his foot upon. Daniel Defoe, The History of the DevilFоr Marianne. Читать онлайн The Satanic Verses.
The Satanic Verses book. Rushdie strangles his plot in The Satanic Verses by hitching every development to a forced and unnecessarily long description or metaphor. His overwriting prevents the development of narrative flow.
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