Knopf Canada, 1997 - 320 pages
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In this brilliant novel, Salman Rushdie masterfully combines history, art, language, politics, and religion. Set in a country "not quite Pakistan," the story centers around the families of two men -- one a celebrated warrior, the other, a debauched playboy engaged in a protracted duel that is played out in the political landscape of their country. Shame is a tour de force and a fitting predecessor to the author's legendary novel, The Satanic Verses.

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Review: Shame

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The 3rd instalment in my unintentional chronological reading of Mr Rushdies works and it was as fantastic as I had hopes of it being. Shame felt a little like the Pakistan counterpart to the Indian ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Shame

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Yo this shit was mad lost on me. Bruh is like weaving characters and shit together, random political insights into not-pakistan. Magical Realism thrown in to make that post-colonial pakistan/india ... Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (1997)

Salman Rushdie is the author of seven novels, including The Satanic Verses, The Ground Beneath Her Feet and Midnight’s Children for which he won the Booker Prize and the “Booker of Bookers.”

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