Los Versos Satanicos has ratings and reviews. Max said: Occasionally, I will go into Half Price Books and buy a book that hasn’t been recomm. Los versos satanicos / The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Los Versos Satanicos / The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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For me, books have a time and place in our lives for optimal enjoyment.

Now how exactly do you imagine such a character? See all 7 reviews. The novel deals with migration, intermingling, hybridization of people, religion. But for now it was too intense for me to get full enjoyment out of it. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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Retrieved 24 October Even still, I recognize that I have not grasped many of the story’s finer points and subtler themes, and I suspect that, if ever in my life I am able and patient enough to deepen my understanding of this work, my rating will almost certainly improve. At its centre is the episode of the so-called satanic verses, in which the prophet first proclaims a revelation in favour of the old polytheistic deities, but later renounces this as an error induced by the Devil.


There is, in any case, a feeling of wholeness and an idea that seems to animate it. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The reason I don’t consider it such, is that I found it excessively garrulous, with Rushdie throwing in numerous useless details that tired me at some point and made me want to just get it over with.

Despite a conciliatory statement by Iran inand Rushdie’s rushdoe that he would stop living in hiding, the Iranian state news agency reported in that the fatwa would remain in place permanently since fatwas can only be rescinded by the person who first issued them, and Khomeini had since died.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Suddenly, we’re faced with a book that is much larger, and more importantly, much drier than it should be. September Learn how rusdhie when to remove this template message.

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Ik miste zoals hierboven aangehaald het grote idee en de samenhang van dit boek, maar de laatste hoofdstukken zijn zo sterk dat ik toch nog twijfelde om het vier sterren te geven. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

Even more interesting was to know that the phrase Satanic Verses was coined by western academies, the Muslims calling them Bird Verses.

Want to Read saving…. The result was several failed assassination attempts on Rushdie, who was placed under police protection by the UK government, and attacks on several connected individuals such as translator Hitoshi Igarashi leading, in Veros case, to death. We have pages and pages of unnecessary background information. Salman Rushdie is a storyteller, a writer.


Amendment, if you’ll allow me: To badly paraphrase Emily Bronte, whatever souls are made of, his and mine are made of different materials. Faced with death threats and a fatwa religious edict issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, then Supreme Leader of Iran, which called for him to be killed, he spent nearly a decade largely underground, appearing in public only sporadically.

The book was banned in India as hate speech directed towards a specific religious group. Don’t have a Kindle?

The poetry is magnigicent I read a bunch while I was sitting and waiting in the bathtub for my health to return. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Open Preview See a Ruhdie Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

No, really, is that writing? But I would be lying if I said it was never irritating.

Los Versos Satanicos by Salman Rushdie (3 star ratings)

And how, inRushdie seemed to be able to predict future cataclysmic events is just satanicps creepy. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.