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It was supposed to go from the Archangel Gabriel’s mouth to Mohammad’s ear and then to he People. T The Satanic Verses is vastly imaginative and creative; it is a force to be reckoned with in the literary world providing you can actually get through it. View all 3 comments. View all 8 comments.

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Later, Islamic ninjas covered up Satan’s interference and Mohammad’s mistake. This is one of the novels that I think the author just sat down in from of his computer and just typed whatever came into his mind without There are too much dream sequences Ayesha, Mahound, etc which I found unnecessary and confusing.

I don’t like kitschy conversational prose.

I’m falling out of an aeroplane! See all 9 questions about Les versets sataniques…. I think that, perhaps, to approach this book and appreciate it you have to have a working knowledge of the Koran and Persian Mythology. His magical realism makes me feel like I’m watching what I imagine an Enya music video would look like. Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Read more Read less. I only got interested reading this because of the controversy it created – the author getting a lifetime fatwa.


I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There are too many local or colloquial terms the author used which I think could be funny for people who are familiar with them in India, UK or Verseys. I can only surmise that these were merely dreams by Satanjques in his increasingly deteriorating mental state, which is hinted at.

Too many jokes there.

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See all free Kindle reading apps. Therefor he is portrayed as a cloven hoofed beast. Separate stories that re-use character names do not end up making a cohesive narrative world.

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It drew upon such a huge wealth of myths, religion and stories that it became so hard to follow. The transitions between the two realities was so seamless that you frequently find yourself lost. Rushdie spends a fair amount of time harping on it on multiple occasions, yet its purpose is never clear, and it, like the escaped freaks, just up and disappears from the novel after lws hospital section.

I slman myself not overly impressed because this was looking more and more like a polemic. Gibreel FarishtaSaladin Chamcha. That this intentionally inflammatory claptrap rose to the level of world-renowned Great Art speaks more to the global prejudice against Islamic theology than to to the Satanic Verses’ literary worth!


It took me a awhile sataniuqes get into the story, but I finally did. Too many metaphors and therefore a very confusing novel. And—to me, anyway—it’s not an intriguing ambiguity, but more of a “this is poorly constructed and explained” situation. His overwriting prevents the development of narrative flow.

Visit the Help Desk. For example, Rosa Diamond and her backstory were completely unnecessary.

Eventually they return to their normal states, but why and how is never discernible to me. Showing of 1 reviews. Return to Book Page.

So what was I doing trying so hard with the Satanic Verses? What a way to start a paragraph! This is one of 3 books I have started and refused to finish in my entire lifetime. View all comments. Another review on Goodreads said that he had a cameo in Bridget Jones’s Diary. Add all of that to the fact that you are trying to juggle the names of very foreign persons sataniqus places and it gets even worse. Set in a modern world filled with both mayhem and miracles, the story begins with a bang: