Shame, by RUSHDIE, SALMAN
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- ISBN: 9780812976700 | 0812976703
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 3/11/2008
The novel that set the stage for his modern classic,The Satanic Verses,Shameis Salman Rushdie's phantasmagoric epic of an unnamed country that is "not quite Pakistan." In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two menone a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched lover of pleasureRushdie brilliantly portrays a world caught between honor and humiliation"shamelessness, shame: the roots of violence."Shameis an astonishing story that grows more timely by the day.