In this brilliant novel, Salman Rushdie masterfully combines history, art, language, politics, and religion. Set in a country "not quite Pakistan," the story centers around the families of two men -- one a celebrated warrior, the other, a debauched playboy engaged in a protracted duel that is played out in the political landscape of their country. Shame is a tour de force and a fitting predecessor to the author's legendary novel, The Satanic Verses.
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Review: ShameUser Review - Juwi - Goodreads
2.5 because it is not a terrible book but it's not that great either. urgh this book is so...boring at times, especially the political side like i couldn't care less tbh about Raza and Iskander and ... Read full review
Review: ShameUser Review - Megan - Goodreads
I feel like I've lived a thousand lifetimes reading this novel. Sufiya Zinobia is one of the most terrifying characters I have ever read. Strange and surreal and self-conscious, this was an incredible novel. Read full review