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Salman Rushdie

Sir Salman Rushdie is the author of many novels including Grimus, Midnight's Children, Shame, The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown and The Enchantress of Florence. He has also published works of non-fiction including, The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands, The Wizard of Oz and, as co-editor, The Vintage Book of Short Stories.

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 judged to be the 'Booker of Bookers', the best novel to have won the Booker Prize in its first 25 years. In June 2007 he received a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

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    • Midnight's Children

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 24 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,245
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 974
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 961

    Winner of the prestigious Booker of Bookers, Midnight's Children tells the story of Saleem Sinai, born on the stroke of India's independence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding book, superb narration

    • By MarcS on 06-09-09

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Satanic Verses

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Sam Dastor
    • Length: 21 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,073
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 948
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 937

    The tale of an Indian film star and a Bombay expatriate, Rushdie’s masterpiece was deservedly honored with the Whitbread Prize.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Use an audiobook to really enjoy Satanic Verses

    • By David Edelberg on 11-24-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Haroun and the Sea of Stories

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Discover Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie's classic fantasy novel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haroun, Hooray!

    • By Shelley M. Blackler on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Golden House

    • A Novel
    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 361
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 331

    On the day of Barack Obama's inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of "the Gardens"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing.

    • By Garrett on 10-13-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

    • A Novel
    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 465
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 434

    From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 1001 whimsical, capricious, and wanton jinn

    • By Darwin8u on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Moor's Last Sigh

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
    • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie combines a ferociously witty family saga with a surreally imagined and sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The performance is enchanting.

    • By Kelly on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Shame

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two men Rushdie brilliantly portrays a world caught between honor and humiliation....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Shalimar the Clown

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi
    • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 190

    Rushdie effortlessly weaves a series of interconnected narratives to form a sweeping and ambitious tale, at once timeless and startlingly modern....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Complex, Exotic, Suspenseful

    • By JOHN on 06-06-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Luka and the Fire of Life

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    From Rashid’s fertile intellect spring bedazzling tales his son Luka devours with a child’s earnestness....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An artful fantasy/mythology/video game mashup

    • By David on 05-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Midnight's Children

    • BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Nikesh Patel, Meera Syal, Anneika Rose, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Saleem Sinai is born on the stroke of midnight on 14th-15th August 1947, at the exact moment that India and Pakistan become separate, independent nations....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really nice story and great interpretation

    • By Eduardo Guisa on 04-27-18

    Regular price: $17.05

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