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Verlag: Jonathan Cape Ltd, London
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Acceptable
Art des Buches: Used
Hardcover in acceptable condition. First edition. Jacket is lightly marked, edge worn and warped. Minor nicks on jacket spine head and half title page. Hardcover spine head is bumped. Light marks and scores on boards. Page block and a few pages are lightly marked. One centimetre tear on front pastedown hinge, but binding remains intact. Text is clear throughout. HCW. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 444912
Inhaltsangabe: 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.
"From the Trade Paperback edition."
Rezension: "Shame is and is not about Pakistan, that invented, imaginary country... The theme is shame and shamelessness, born from the violence which is modern history. Revelation and obscurity, affairs of honour, blushings of all parts, the recession of erotic life, the open violence of public life, create the extraordinary Rushdie mood." -- Malcolm Bradbury, "The Guardian" "A pitch black comedy of public life and historical imperatives." -- "The Times" "From the Trade Paperback edition."
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