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Salman Rushdie: 2016 National Book Festival

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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Just as we created anew by what we love, so we are reduced and unmade by what we hate.

Random House, At a cursory glance, it has always seemed like there were multiple Salman Rushdies. Executed in long, meandering sentences with ancient-sounding syntax, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights tells the story of a mortal scholar named Ibn Rushd who procreates with Dunia, a jinni princess. The book is an exhilarating, complicated mess. In one digression about a shape-shifting dark jinni, Rushdie effortlessly traces its mythic roots across a wingspan of histories and geographies, circling around the morphic Greek sorcerer Proteus.

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At the beginning of all love there is a private treaty each of the lovers make with himself or herself, an agreement to set aside what is wr We, for our own part, simply call ourselves "we. You will see, as time goes by", said Ibn Rushd, "that in the end it will be religion that will make men turn away from God. The godly are Go This is our tragedy These stories become what we know, what we understand, and what we are, or, perhaps we should say, what we have become, or can perhaps be.

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