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The Moor's Last Sigh

Salman Rushdie

Editorial: Pantheon Books, New York, 1996
ISBN 10: 0679420495 / ISBN 13: 9780679420491
Usado / Hard Cover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Scott Robin Books (Colchester, CT, Estados Unidos de America)
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Título: The Moor's Last Sigh

Editorial: Pantheon Books, New York

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First American Edition


Stated First US/First Printing version from this controversial author, Price intact on DJ, unmarked and Brodart protected. "The Moor evokes his family's often grotesque but compulsively moving fortunes and the lost world of possibilities embodied by India in this century. His is a tale of premature deaths and family rifts, of thwarted loves and mad passions, of secrecy and greed, of power and money, and of the even more morally dubious seductions and mysteries of art. The Moor's Last Sigh is a stunningly concieved and gracefully realized treasure of a book." A wonderful investment opportunity. N° de ref. de la librería 000302

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Sinopsis: In his first novel since The Satanic Verses, Rushdie gives readers a masterpiece of controlled storytelling, informed by astonishing scope and ambition, by turns compassionate, wicked, poignant, and funny. From the paradise of Aurora's legendary salon to his omnipotent father's sky-garden atop a towering glass high-rise, the Moor's story evokes his family's often grotesque but compulsively moving fortunes in a world of possibilities embodied by India in this century.

Críticas: In The Moor's Last Sigh Salman Rushdie revisits some of the same ground he covered in his greatest novel, Midnight's Children. This book is narrated by Moraes Zogoiby, a.k.a. Moor, who speaks to us from a gravestone in Spain. Like Moor, Rushdie knows about a life spent in banishment from normal society--Rushdie because of the fatwa that followed The Satanic Verses, Moor because he ages at twice the rate of normal humans. Yet Moor's story of travail is bigger than Rushdie's; it encompasses a grand struggle between good and evil while Moor himself stands as allegory for Rushdie's home country of India. Filled with wordplay and ripe with humour, it is an epic work, and Rushdie has the tools to pull it off. He earned a 1995 Whitbread Prize for his efforts.

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