The Satanic Verses: A Novel
Just before dawn one winter's morning, a hijacked jetliner explodes above the English Channel. Through the falling debris, two figures, Gibreel Farishta, the biggest star in India, and Saladin Chamcha, an expatriate returning from his first visit to Bombay in fifteen years, plummet from the sky, washing up on the snow-covered sands of an English beach, and proceed through a series of metamorphoses, dreams, and revelations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Joe73 - LibraryThing
This book gained serious attention when I was a teenager. I honestly believe most of it was hype. But true to the fact that people were hurt…even killed over it is sad. Now. Why was this book so ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bdgamer - LibraryThing
Most people focus on the criticism of Islam, especially through the depictions of 'Mahound' and 'Gibreel' the archangel, but I think the meat of the book comes through its portrayal of immigrant and ... Read full review