#DailyBookQuote : 23rd March 2013
– Salman Rushdie (19th June, 1947)
- Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses
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.
- Salman Rushdie: We live in a “culture of offendedness” (kielarowski.wordpress.com)
- The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie (dynamitestate.wordpress.com)
- On My Bookshelf (9) (eatreadexplore.wordpress.com)