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.
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Review: ShameUser Review - Jamie - Goodreads
Flashback 20 years - I would wait with baited breath for each Salman Rushdie book to publish. I'd have a hold at the library long before the book would arrive. I would crack open the newly minted book ... Read full review
Review: ShameUser Review - Rob - Goodreads
The third book by Salman Rushdie I have read after Midnight's Children and The Moor's Last Sigh and the third absolute stunner. The book is a paper thin satire on the post-independence history of ... Read full review