The Moor's Last Sigh
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 16 févr. 2011 - 448 pages
Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year
Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie combines a ferociously witty family saga with a surreally imagined and sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India and flavors the mixture with peppery soliloquies on art, ethnicity, religious fanaticism, and the terrifying power of love. Moraes "Moor" Zogoiby, the last surviving scion of a dynasty of Cochinese spice merchants and crime lords, is also a compulsive storyteller and an exile. As he travels a route that takes him from India to Spain, he leaves behind a tale of mad passions and volcanic family hatreds, of titanic matriarchs and their mesmerized offspring, of premature deaths and curses that strike beyond the grave.
"Fierce, phantasmagorical...a huge, sprawling, exuberant novel."--New York Times
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
Avis des utilisateurs
Review: The Moor's Last SighAvis d'utilisateur - Ashley Sperling - Goodreads
I found this book really hard to get into for a few reasons. I would read some and then put it down for a few days, then try to resume and be entirely confused about who was who because there are so ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: The Moor's Last SighAvis d'utilisateur - Rags - Goodreads
I am writing this review almost a month after reading it .I also lost the notes , made during the course of reading but will try to do justice to it. Premise The story is recounting of family history ... Consulter l'avis complet