East, West: Stories

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 8, 2014 - Fiction - 224 pages
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From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Midnight's Children and The Satanic Verses comes nine stories that reveal the oceanic distances and the unexpected intimacies between East and West.

Daring, extravagant, comical and humane, this book renews Rushdie's stature as a storyteller who can enthrall and instruct us with the same sentence.

"Richly nuanced, full or humor, bitter anger, an embracing tenderness, and a buyancy of language." —Boston Globe
 

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User Review  - PallanDavid - LibraryThing

Nine short stories about human interactions. Some happen in the East (India) and others in the West (England). The only story I really couldn't get with was Yorick. Yorick is a sideways retelling of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vermilious - LibraryThing

East, West is good book, appropriate if you’re looking to fill a hole in your love of Rushdie, but for me, it will depend on how much I want to reread any of these stories six months onwards. And ... Read full review

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Contents

Good Advice Is Rarer Than Rubies
West
The Harmony of the Spheres
Copyright

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About the author (2014)

Salman Rushdie's latest novel, The Moor's Last Sigh, was published by Knopf Canada in September 1995.

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