Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism 1981-1991

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Granta Books, 1992 - 439 pages
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'This is a triumphant book... Disdainful of the earthbound, imperious, wilful, but also majestic, these collected essays are about the struggle of a writer to find his singular, untouched voice.'
James Wood, Guardian

'Read every page of this book; better still, re-read them. The invocation means no hardship, since every true reader must surely be captivated by Rushdie's masterful invention and ease, the flow of wit and insight and passion... How literature of the highest order can serve the interests of our common humanity is freshly illustrated here: a defence of his past, a promise for the future, and a surrender to nobody or nothing whatever except his own all-powerful imagination.'
Michael Foot, Observer

'Playful, profound and provocative... Rushdie holds nothing back.'
New York Newsday

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IMAGINARY HOMELANDS: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Lively, wide-ranging collection of 75 pieces written over the past ten years by the author of The Satanic Verses. Would this collection exist had The Satanic Verses not made the Ayatollah Khomeini's ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Ayushman Khazanchi - Goodreads

The literary essays are quintessential Rushdie - insightful, thought-provoking, and even comical. They're definitely worth a read. The rest of the book, especially the notes on other authors, reads a ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Introduction
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in Midnights Children
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2
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À propos de l'auteur (1992)

Born in Bombay in 1947, Salman Rushdie is the author of six novels, including Grimus, Shame, The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, and The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and a volume of essays, Imaginary Homelands. His numerous literary prizes include the Booker Prize for Midnight's Children and the Whitbread Prize for The Satanic Verses.

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