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The satanic verses

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1989, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A hijacked jumbo jet blows apart high above the English Channel. Two figures, Gibreel and Saladin, are washed up on an English beach. Soon curious changes occur--Gibreel seems to have acquired a halo, while Saladin grows hooves and bumps at his temples. They are transformed into living symbols of what is angelic and evil. This is the initial act in an odyssey that merges the actual with the imagined.
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Genre/Form: Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rushdie, Salman.
Satanic verses.
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1989, ©1988
(OCoLC)577376030
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie
ISBN: 0670825379 9780670825370
OCLC Number: 18558869
Awards: Whitbread Award, 1988.
Description: 546 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Angel Gibreel --
Mahound --
Ellowen Deeowen --
Ayesha --
City Visible but Unseen --
Return to Jahilia --
Angel Azraeel --
Parting of the Arabian Sea --
Wonderful Lamp.
Responsibility: Salman Rushdie.

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When a Jumbo jet blows apart above the English Channel, Gabreel and Saladin miraculously survive and are washed up on a beach. However, it appears that curious changes have come over them and that  Read more...

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