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Ahmed Salman Rushdie (b. June 19, 1947, Bombay, India) – British writer of Indian descent, winner of the Booker Prize (1981). Critics classify the writer as a magical realist. Born and raised in Bombay (the modern name of Mumbai) in the family of a successful businessman. At the age of 14 he went to study in England, where he later studied history at Cambridge. He worked in the theater and then as a journalist. In 1964 he received British citizenship. His novel The Satanic Verses (1988) sparked violent protests from Muslims. One of the characters is copied from the prophet Muhammad, and puts him in an unattractive light. Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini publicly cursed Rushdie in his fatwa and sentenced him, as well as all those involved in the publication of the book and who know about its content, to death, calling on Muslims around the world to carry out the sentence (this episode led to the severance of diplomatic relations between Great Britain and Iran ). The writer went into hiding for many years, appearing in public only sporadically. Since Ayatollah Khomeini died without revoking the sentence, he will remain in effect forever. From 2004 to 2006, he was President of the US PEN International Center. In 2004 he married for the fourth time to the Indian actress Padme Lakshmi. Salman Rushdie`s Grimus debut in the genre of semi-scientific fiction was overlooked by readers and critics. However, the next novel “Children of Midnight” brought fame to Rushdie and is considered his best work. In 1993, this book won the Booker Booker Prize for Best Novel Booker Prize Winner in 25 Years. Following his success, Rushdie wrote a short story about Pakistan, Shame, in the same style of magical realism. Rushdie was awarded the French Order of Literature and Art. On the words of Rushdie, the song of the group U2 “The Ground Beneath Her Feet” was written. One of Rushdie`s recent novels “The Last Breath of the Moor” shows that European reality is gradually entering the interests of the author, although he still does not forgets India and Pakistan. [collapse collapsed title = Bibliography:] 1975 Grimus – Grimus 1981 Midnight`s Children – Children of Midnight (Russian translation 2006 ISBN 5-8370-0079-8) 1983 Shame – Shame (story) 1987 The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey – Jaguar Smile 1988 The Satanic Verses – Satanic Poems (Russian translation 2008) 1990 Haroun and the Sea of ​​Stories – Haroun and the Sea of ​​Stories (Russian translation 2006 ISBN 5-8370-0426-2) 1992 Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism – Fictional homeland: essays and criticism (1981-1991) (essays) 1994 East, West – East – West (stories) 1995 The Moor`s Last Sigh – The Moor`s Farewell / The Moor`s Last Breath (Russian translation 1999 ISBN 5-8370-0195-6 ) 1999 The ground beneath her feet – The ground beneath her feet 2001 Fury – Fury 2002 Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002 – To cross the line: essay collection 2004 The East is Blue – The Blue of the East (essays) 2005 Shalimar the Clown – Clown Shalimar 2008 The Enchantress of Florence 2008 The Best American Short Stories (as Guest Editor) 2009 A fine pickle 2010 Luka and the Fire of Life 2012 In the South 2012 Joseph Anton: A Memoir Joseph Anton [/ collapse] Satanic Verses translation source: http: //tkihi.narod.ru/frame.htm Official Salman Rushdie website Wikipedia pages: http: // en. wikipedia.org/wiki/Rushdie http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salman_Rushdie

Midnight`s children

The Jaguar Smile

The Portable Atheist

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

The Satanic Verses


Luka and the Fire of Life

The Golden House

Shalimar the Clown


The Enchantress of Florence

Luka and the Fire of Life