Shalimar The Clown (Broché)

Salman Rushdie

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  • Paru le : 01/01/2006
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Los Angeles, 1991. Maximilian Ophuls is knifed to death on the doorstep of his illegitimate daughter India, slaughtered by his Kashmiri driver, a mysterious figure who calls himself Shalimar the Clown. The dead man is a World War II Resistance hero, a man of formidable intellectual ability and much erotic appeal, a former United States ambassador to India, and subsequently America's counter-terrorism chief.
The murder looks at first like a political assassination but turns out to be passionately personal. This is the story of Max, his killer, and his daughter - and of a fourth character, the woman who links them all. The story of a deep love gone fatally wrong, destroyed by a shallow affair, it is an epic narrative that moves from California to France, England, and above all, Kashmir: a ruined paradise not so much lost as smashed.
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  • Date de parution : 01/01/2006
  • Editeur : Arrow Books
  • ISBN : 0-09-949809-X
  • EAN : 9780099498094
  • Format : Poche
  • Présentation : Broché
  • Nb. de pages : 649 pages
  • Poids : 0.33 Kg
  • Dimensions : 11,0 cm × 18,0 cm × 3,4 cm

Biographie de Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie is the author of eight previous novels - Grimus, Midnight's Children, Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet and Fury -and one collection of short stories, entitled East, West. He has also published four works of non-fiction -The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands, Step Across This Line and, as co-editor, The Vintage Book of Indian Writing.
He has received many awards for his writing, including the European Union's Aristeion Prize for Literature. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres. In 1993 Midnight's Children was adjudged the Booker of Bookers, the best novel to have won the Booker Prize in its first twenty-five years.

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