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Salman Rushdie

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Written by: Robin Morgan-Bentley
Narrated by: Salman Rushdie
Length: 30 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about his 13th novel, The Golden House, is critically acclaimed British-Indian novelist and writer Sir Salman Rushdie.

Born in Bombay, British India, Salman Rushdie has become literary nobility, lauded for his ability to combine magical realism with historical fiction, focusing on the connections between Eastern and Western civilisations.

Rushdie has had his titles translated into over 40 languages, and his best-known books include his second novel, Midnight's Children - which won the Booker Prize in 1981 - and his fifth book, The Satanic Verses, which prompted a fatwa against him in 1989. Rushdie has since received countless awards and honours for his work and remains one of the most popular and controversial writers of the 20th century.

Salman Rushdie talks to us about his venture back into realism, what underlying message he is trying to convey in his latest book and the humour people missed in The Satanic Verses.

This interview also includes an exclusive reading by Salman of the opening of The Golden House.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-02-20

Unusual!

An interesting interview with a guy that lots of Muslims want to do harm to.

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  • Regina
  • 09-02-20

92 St Y w/Salman Rushdie.

Fascinating conversation of books and writers with a master craftsman of the art form. insightful.

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  • 14-11-19

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-02-18

suitable performance

Not a revue. Wish that the book could be narrated by English accent not American.

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  • Nicky
  • 05-09-19

Excellent insight

Interesting to hear about this writer's, craft and methodology. I enjoyed Rushdie's recent interview on CNN too. Sep 2019

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-11-18

Excellent insight

Get to know the mystical author, hidden for so long behind a theoretical inspired curtain of secrecy. Satanic Verses is overdue on Audible