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 - Madhurabharatula Pranav Rohit Kasinath - Goodreads
Someone close to me once said - this was praise, mind you - that Django Unchained was so unique because Tarantino had no respect for his audience. He made the film in his own messy, unorthodox manner ... Read full review
Review: ShameUser Review - Douglas Roberts - Goodreads
Really enjoyed this, although the authorial voice was offputting at first. I think without having read The Unbearable Lightness of Being first it would have bemused me more, but while the fourth-wall ... Read full review