The author of The Stananic Verses creates a fascinating family saga about the birth and maturity of a land and its people--a brilliant incarnation of the human comedy. "Rushdie has achieved a magnificent and unique work of fiction".--The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - elizaforest - LibraryThing
I read this book when it had just been nominated for the Booker and Mr. Rushdie was relatively unknown in the U.S. What a wonderful prolixity of language and ideas! I still love it best of all his books. I was to read Lawrence Sterne a year later and recognized the spiritual twinship. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nngrey - LibraryThing
A monumental piece of fiction but not an easy or inviting read. The style is highly digressive and there is quite a bit of cultural context to sort through. That being said, it is an immersive ... Read full review
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