Joseph Anton: A Memoir

Joseph Anton: A Memoir

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On February 14, 1989, Valentine’s Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been “sentenced to death” by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard the word fatwa. His crime? To have written a novel called The Satanic Verses, which was accused of being… (plus)

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It’s easy to imagine that Rushdie would find this story, and most of his others, less interesting if it wasn’t about him.

Powerful and thought-provoking, Joseph Anton celebrates the First Amendment and a devotee's determination that censorship will neither crush nor kill him or his family.

Salman Rushdie's account of surviving a fatwa is brutally honest and profound.

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Editeur: Random House (18 septembre 2012)

Format: EPUB

Nombre de pages: 656 pages

Taille du fichier: 2,62 Mo

Protection: DRM

Langue: Anglais


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