Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie
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Rushdie at the 2016 Hay Festival
Born Ahmed Salman Rushdie
(1947-06-19) 19 Juin 1947 (age 71)
Bombay, Breetish Indie
Thrift Writer
Ethnicity Kashmiri[1][2]
Ceetizenship
  • Unitit Kinrick
  • Unitit States[3]
Alma mater King's College, Cambridge
Genre
Subject
Spoose
  • Clarissa Luard (m. 1976; div. 1987)
  • Marianne Wiggins (m. 1988; div. 1993)
  • Elizabeth West (m. 1997–2004)
  • Padma Lakshmi (m. 2004; div. 2007)

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Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (Hindi: अहमद सलमान रुशदी (Devanagari), احمد سلمان رشدی(Nastaʿlīq); born 19 Juin 1947) is a Breetish Indie novelist an essayist. His seicont novelle, Midnight's Children (1981), wan the Booker Prize in 1981. Much o his feection is set on the Indian subcontinent. He is said tae combine magical realism wi historical feection; his wirk is concernit wi the mony connexions, disruptions an migrations atween East an Wast.

His fowert novelle, The Satanic Verses (1988), wis the centre o a major controversy, provokin protests frae Muslims in several kintras, some violent. Daith threits wur made agains him, includin a fatwā issued bi Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader o Iran, on 14 Februar 1989.

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  1. Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie. The Independent. Retrieved 2 December 2010. Salman Rushdie the Kashmiri writes from the heart as he describes this dark incandescence. 
  2. Cristina Emanuela Dascalu (2007) Imaginary homelands of writers in exile: Salman Rushdie, Bharati Mukherjee, and V.S. Naipaul p.131
  3. Tuttle, Kate (14 September 2017). "Salman Rushdie on the opulent realism of his new novel, 'The Golden House'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 19 September 2017.