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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.

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Rushdie's black comedy of public life and historical imperatives.

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New Vintage edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099578611
Author:
RUSHDIE, SALMAN
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Rushdie, Salman
Location:
N
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
19950518
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
200 x 130 in.

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