Salman Rushdie


Salman [sal-muhn] , born 1947, British novelist and essayist, born in India. Unabridged
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Rushdie (ˈrʊʃðɪ)
Sir (Ahmed) Salman (sʌlˈmɑːn). born 1947, British writer, born in India, whose novels include Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker prize, Shame (1983), and The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1998). His novel The Satanic Verses (1988) was regarded as blasphemous by many Muslims and he was forced into hiding (1989) when the Ayatollah Khomeini called for his death; knighted in 2007

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