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The Ground Beneath Her Feet.

RUSHDIE, Salman.

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ISBN 10: 0224044192 / ISBN 13: 9780224044196
Editorial: Jonathan Cape. London., 1999
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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NF/VG. First Edition, first printing. 575 pp. Signed by the author in blue ink on title page. N° de ref. de la librería 12969

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Título: The Ground Beneath Her Feet.

Editorial: Jonathan Cape. London.

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Fine cloth copy in a near fine dw. Particularly well preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp cornered. ; 575 pages; Description: 575 p. ; 25 cm. Booker Prize winning author. Subjects: Women singers --Fiction. Popular music --Fiction. England --Fiction. India --Fiction. Genre: Love stories.

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At the beginning of this overwhelming novel, Vina Aspara, a famous and much-loved singer, is caught up in a devasting earthquake and never seen again by human eyes. This is her story, and that of Ormus Cama, the lover who finds, loses, seeks and again finds her, over and over, throughout his own extraordinary life in music. The story of a love that stretches across their whole lives, and even beyond death. Their epic romance is narrated by Ormus's childhood friend and Vina's sometime lover, her "back-door man", the photographer Rai, whose astonishing voice, filled with stories, images, myths, anger, wisdom, humour and love, is perhaps the books true hero. Telling the story of Ormus and Vina, he finds that he is also revealing his own truths: his human failings, his immortal longings. He is a man caught up in the loves and quarrels of the age's goddesses and gods, but dares to have ambitions of his own. And lives to tell the tale. Around these three, the uncertain world itself is beginning to tremble and break. Cracks and tears have begun to appear in the fabric of the real. There are glimpses of abysses below the surfaces of things. In the words of one of Ormus Cama's songs, it shouldn't be this way. The Ground Beneath Her Feet is Salman Rushdie's most gripping novel and his boldest imaginative act.

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