Salman Rushdie

  1. British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947)
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  • Have you read Salman Rushdie?
  • Sir Salman Rushdie, darling of the literary establishment and the crown prince of the Booker Prize, has been snubbed from the short list for ... the Booker Prize. New York Sun - All Articles
  • Others finger Salman Rushdie's knighthood as an incitement of Muslim outrage.
  • The British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie is a pioneer in post-colonial literature and he is acclaimed as "Godfather of post-colonial literature" at the same time.
  • She didn't get off to a good start with a botched explanation of why giving Salman Rushdie a knighthood was a bad idea. Question Time
  • Mr. Naipaul's "picong" remarks range from silly putdowns -- such as when he said of one of Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren that she had the face of a criminal -- to snippy but revelatory show-off remarks, like his comment that the fatwa against Salman Rushdie for "The Satanic Verses" was an extreme form of literary criticism. The Man Behind the Man of Letters
  • The decision to recommend that Salman Rushdie receive a knighthood was a bold and correct one. Petitions
  • Salman Rushdie is so much identified with seriousness — his choice of subjects, from Kashmir to Andalusia; his position as a literary negotiator of East and West; his decade and more of internal exile in hiding from the edict of a fanatical theocrat — that it can be easy to forget how humorous he is. Cassocks and Codpieces
  • Our poor chief sub failed to notice that Salman Rushdie became Salmon.
  • In the case of Islam VS Salman Rushdie, the issues are clear. He is a blasphemous traitor to his religion, or is he a crusader of free speech?
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