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Los Versos Satanicos / The Satanic Verses

Not very Islam-friendly, I must say. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. But Rushdie seems to have assumed that diverse communities and cultures share some degree of common moral ground on the basis of which dialogue can be pieced together, and it is perhaps for this reason that he underestimated the implacable nature of the hostility evoked by The Satanic Verseseven though a major theme of that novel is the dangerous nature of closed, absolutist belief systems.

As big a fan of magic realism as I am, I was disappointed.

Los Versos Satanicos

Fletcher wrote “It is perhaps a relevant irony that some of the major expressions of hostility toward Rushdie came from those about whom and in some sense for whom he wrote. At least until he comes back to the source again where and when it seems his fortune turns and he becomes good again. In SeptemberRushdie expressed doubt that The Satanic Verses would be published today because of a climate of “fear and nervousness”.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Or when and how you don’t believe and what the consequences of that unbelief may be No, really, is that writing? Rushdie’s prose is rich and he handles humorous and tragic situations with equal facility, and I saw what he was aiming at, for the most part, though I think there are layers of nuance and cultural references I no doubt did not get. Even still, I recognize that I have not grasped many of the story’s finer points and subtler themes, and I suspect that, if ever in my life I am able and patient enough to deepen my understanding of this work, my rating will almost certainly improve.


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The s “God, I would say, is something akin to the Music of the Spheres”. Published May 28th by Debolsillo first published September 26th With multiple sub-plots in pseudo-parallel dream sequences, there’s a bit too much in the story.

Trivia About The Satanic Verses. While reading this book, I fell head-first into every one of these gaps in my knowledge and quite a few more besides.

Ik miste zoals hierboven aangehaald het grote idee en de samenhang van dit boek, maar de laatste hoofdstukken zijn zo sterk dat ik toch nog twijfelde om het vier sterren te geven. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To have a full appreciation of this work in a first read, one must be a scholar on Islamic religion, mythology, and history. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Both return to India. Islam and Postcolonial Narrative. The result was several failed assassination attempts on Rushdie, who was placed under police protection by the UK government, and attacks on several connected individuals such as translator Hitoshi Igarashi leading, in Igarashi’s case, to death.

It’s easy to grow fond of Rushdie’s style of writing, as much of a violation as it is to the way a novel tends to traditionally be written. His fourth novel, The Satanic Versesled to protests from Muslims in several vedsos, some of which were violent.


It seems that I have matured into it- age and experience have their advantages after all. The book was banned in India as hate speech directed towards a specific religious group. At its centre is the episode of the so-called satanic verses, in which the prophet first proclaims a revelation in favour of the old polytheistic deities, but later renounces this as an error induced by the Devil.

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First of all, while it xalman certainly unique in style and technique, I didn’t find it so hard to follow as many have fushdie, although I recognize that, ignorant as I am of most things concerning the eastern history and tradition, I was bound to miss many implications that were definitely there, despite the helpful footnotes every now and then. One of these sequences contains most of the elements that have been criticised as offensive to Muslims.

Salmn all 4 comments. De animales a dioses: The Times of India. Hitoshi Igarashihis Japanese translator, was stabbed to death on 11 July Everything culminates into a showdown between these two entities. Of course I understand if people take issues with this book but for me it felt more like Salman Rushdie needed to express his concerns and it was more a personal problem than a stab at the entire religion.

Various disconnected and initially confusing strands of the story come together, more or less.