Rushdie at the 2016 Hay Festival
|Born||Ahmed Salman Rushdie|
19 Juin 1947
Bombay, Breetish Indie
|Alma mater||King's College, Cambridge|
|Signatur||File:Salman Rushdie sign.jpg|
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.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 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.
- Cristina Emanuela Dascalu (2007) Imaginary homelands of writers in exile: Salman Rushdie, Bharati Mukherjee, and V.S. Naipaul p.131
- 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.
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