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Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Bec - weRead

I read a lot of books. Difficult books. Thought-provoking books. Books that take time to read and digest, and appreciate the complexities of plot, expression, structure and characterization. I even ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Zorena - Goodreads

I remember I was working in a book store when this was first released to much controversy over death threats and due in part to that it became a best seller. I am pretty sure that is one of the main ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Javier - Goodreads

For all it's hype, I was pretty disappointed with this book. Pretty is an understatement actually. This experience reminded me of my attempted reading of Thomas Pynchon's "V." I have come to the ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Stela - Goodreads

David Lodge observed somewhere that there are books you read and books you'd rather read about I've often wondered during my lecture whether it's the second that applies to Rushdie's novel, with all ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

This is a funny entry into the magical realism genre, because maybe nothing magical happens. (view spoiler)[Ayesha's followers die. Gibreel is insane. (hide spoiler)] Rushdie uses this misty method to ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Jean-marcel - Goodreads

It's always interesting returning to a book read years before and gaining a different perspective. I first read this my final year of highschool and it blew my mind at the time; I don't think I ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - El - Goodreads

Here are a few things I picked up along the way: -I didn't understand all of it. I probably didn't understand even enough of it. -But that didn't really matter. All that stuff I didn't understand? Was ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Djayawarman Alamprabu - Goodreads

I can't understand why Queen of England give Salman Rushdie a Knight of literature status? Anyone who like to put dirty words and provoke people can easily produce such books like this! Just like ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - Navaneeta - Goodreads

I was ready to be disappointed by this book. It's too hyped, too controversial to have appealed to me. Or that is what I had thought before I started on it. But the truth is Rushdie caught me by ... Read full review

Review: The Satanic Verses

User Review  - A Reader - weRead

This book was an interesting read. It's one of those books that I'd probably have to read 2 or 3 times to really grasp the whole story. In all honesty, I decided to read this book to see what all of ... Read full review

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