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Istances and the unexpected intimacies between East and West Daring extravagant comical and humane this. This is a lovely collection of short stories it really is Divided into three parts East West East West it is written in a variety of styles I read this book today in one sitting and found it uite an endearing read Salman Rushie does really well in the short form I m really glad I picked this one in the library today I actually wrote a rather lengthily review and then I accidentally deleted it What is one to do Instead of writing another lengthily review I ll just grade the stories separately and write bullet reviewsEASTGOOD ADVICE IS RARER THAN RUBIES 45Surprisingly optimist and heart warming ending was not what I expected but it felt appropriate enough I uite liked this one THE FREE RADIO 45A successful short story uite depressive and gloom in tone but it feels all the authentic for itTHE PROPHET S HAIR 55It is written in what I would call Rushie s own style of magic realism and thus uite delightful in its mix of subtle irony dark humor and sincere tragedy WESTYORICK 35This story that puts words into mouth of fictional characters like Hamlet and Ophelia is interestingly written The experimental style of writing is a nice change but uite frankly I found it a bit hard to followAT THE AUCTION OF THE RUBY SLIPPERS 45 Set in a future world this story talks of a man who attends an auction for legendary ruby slippers in hope of winning a lost love I uite liked its clever commentary on consumerism and its fantastical elementsCHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE UEEN ISABELLA OF SPAIN CONSUMMATE THEIR RELATIONSHIP 45One story belonging to magic realism this wonderfully imaginative tale will be hard to forget EAST WESTTHE HARMONY OF THE SPHERES 45Excellent portraying of characters and a fantastic ending make it stand out CHEKHOV AND ZULU 45At times a bit hard to follow maybe because the Star Trek references and metaphors took a life of their own I was having a hard time figuring who among the Star Trek is supposed to represent who in the modern India are Klingons a metaphor for Sikhs Still it is a wonderfully written story that speaks of two friends and their relationship THE COURTIER 55A touching tale that touches on many aspects of life of one immigrant family The people they come in contact with have tales of their own to tell Especially sweet was the unexpected romance between an elderly Indian Aya nanny and a Slavic porter who suffered a stroke and who knows what else but could still play chess as a master he used to be and teach it to Aya The Illusionists unexpected intimacies between East and West Daring extravagant comical and humane this. This is a lovely collection of short stories it really is Divided into three parts East West East West it is written in a variety of styles I read this book today in one sitting and found it O Último Testamento (Maggie Costello, uite an endearing read Salman Rushie does really well in the short form I m really glad I picked this one in the library today I actually wrote a rather lengthily review and then I accidentally deleted it What is one to do Instead of writing another lengthily review I ll just grade the stories separately and write bullet reviewsEASTGOOD ADVICE IS RARER THAN RUBIES 45Surprisingly optimist and heart warming ending was not what I expected but it felt appropriate enough I One for My Baby uite liked this one THE FREE RADIO 45A successful short story Paragon Walk (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, uite depressive and gloom in tone but it feels all the authentic for itTHE PROPHET S HAIR 55It is written in what I would call Rushie s own style of magic realism and thus We uite delightful in its mix of subtle irony dark humor and sincere tragedy WESTYORICK 35This story that puts words into mouth of fictional characters like Hamlet and Ophelia is interestingly written The experimental style of writing is a nice change but The Moon Platoon (Space Runners, uite frankly I found it a bit hard to followAT THE AUCTION OF THE RUBY SLIPPERS 45 Set in a future world this story talks of a man who attends an auction for legendary ruby slippers in hope of winning a lost love I The Echo (The Anomaly Quartet, uite liked its clever commentary on consumerism and its fantastical elementsCHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE UEEN ISABELLA OF SPAIN CONSUMMATE THEIR RELATIONSHIP 45One story belonging to magic realism this wonderfully imaginative tale will be hard to forget EAST WESTTHE HARMONY OF THE SPHERES 45Excellent portraying of characters and a fantastic ending make it stand out CHEKHOV AND ZULU 45At times a bit hard to follow maybe because the Star Trek references and metaphors took a life of their own I was having a hard time figuring who among the Star Trek is supposed to represent who in the modern India are Klingons a metaphor for Sikhs Still it is a wonderfully written story that speaks of two friends and their relationship THE COURTIER 55A touching tale that touches on many aspects of life of one immigrant family The people they come in contact with have tales of their own to tell Especially sweet was the The Asset (Wounded Warrior unexpected romance between an elderly Indian Aya nanny and a Slavic porter who suffered a stroke and who knows what else but could still play chess as a master he Shadow of Doubt (Newpointe 911, used to be and teach it to Aya

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Book renews Rushdie's stature as a storyteller who can enthrall and instruct us with the same sentence. Salman Rushdie uses a vast array of sophisticated narrative techniues to clarify his views about religion and its apparent stronghold on an individual s life The Prophet s Hair has an almost satirical theme often mocking individuals who absorb themselves into the world of religion While some might perceive this as offensive and demeaning the point of the story remains valid Through the short story the reader is shown a glimpse into a man whose world is run by religion and it tries not to diminish the stronghold of any one religion but rather to emphasize that family and friends should not be forgotten in the chase of religion While the story steps on eggshells by referring to the Prophet the founder of Islam in an unintentionally negative light Rushdie is generally careful to not blatantly attack any religion but subtly displays his opinion on the falsehood of religion by means of a story He has a constant theme of sarcasm and mockery but maintains a mature stance about his views He is aggressive in his tone but all the while remaining respectful not to blatantly accuse religion or the preaching s of religion itself on the creation of a selfish man Many have accused Rushdie of blasphemy towards Islam however he is wise in directing his visions for religion through appropriate but certainly controversial channels Rushdie bases his story on the fundamentals of magic realism using fictional or magical elements and blending it into a real world scenario He easily emphasizes his point of view on religion as he characterizes the father as being overtly obsessive of a tiny object and in the process creating turmoil between his family Rushdie uses omniscient point of view narrating from an unknown this party Symbolism through the prophets hair and a certain native ness within Rushdie s diction can easily be noticed Lastly Rushdie uses irony to illuminate the strict cultures and traditions of India He uses language related to that of texts speaking of a post colonial India to depict the brutality of Indian traditions with doses of irony Through The Prophet s Hair Rushdie uses distinct literary tools to put emphasis on a deeper meaning allowing the reader time to reflect on his controversial views on religion while doing his best to avoid anger and hatred from devout religious personalities Fishes of the Open Ocean us with the same sentence. Salman Rushdie Out of Bounds (Boundaries, uses a vast array of sophisticated narrative techniues to clarify his views about religion and its apparent stronghold on an individual s life The Prophet s Hair has an almost satirical theme often mocking individuals who absorb themselves into the world of religion While some might perceive this as offensive and demeaning the point of the story remains valid Through the short story the reader is shown a glimpse into a man whose world is run by religion and it tries not to diminish the stronghold of any one religion but rather to emphasize that family and friends should not be forgotten in the chase of religion While the story steps on eggshells by referring to the Prophet the founder of Islam in an Grass, Sky, Song unintentionally negative light Rushdie is generally careful to not blatantly attack any religion but subtly displays his opinion on the falsehood of religion by means of a story He has a constant theme of sarcasm and mockery but maintains a mature stance about his views He is aggressive in his tone but all the while remaining respectful not to blatantly accuse religion or the preaching s of religion itself on the creation of a selfish man Many have accused Rushdie of blasphemy towards Islam however he is wise in directing his visions for religion through appropriate but certainly controversial channels Rushdie bases his story on the fundamentals of magic realism Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos using fictional or magical elements and blending it into a real world scenario He easily emphasizes his point of view on religion as he characterizes the father as being overtly obsessive of a tiny object and in the process creating turmoil between his family Rushdie The Illusionists uses omniscient point of view narrating from an O Último Testamento (Maggie Costello, unknown this party Symbolism through the prophets hair and a certain native ness within Rushdie s diction can easily be noticed Lastly Rushdie One for My Baby uses irony to illuminate the strict cultures and traditions of India He Paragon Walk (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, uses language related to that of texts speaking of a post colonial India to depict the brutality of Indian traditions with doses of irony Through The Prophet s Hair Rushdie We uses distinct literary tools to put emphasis on a deeper meaning allowing the reader time to reflect on his controversial views on religion while doing his best to avoid anger and hatred from devout religious personalities

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From the Booker Prize winning author of The Satanic Verses comes nine stories that reveal the oceanic d. I read this book with my husband in a hosptial in India after he had an attack from his leukemia I read this series of short stories to him as he lay in his hospital bed He was very ill in a foreign country and despite these very frigthening circumstances we laughed till we cried convinced that this book could speak to no one else in the world directly than to us


10 thoughts on “East West

  1. says:

    I read this book with my husband in a hosptial in India after he had an attack from his leukemia I read this series of short stories to him as he lay in his hospital bed He was very ill in a foreign country and despite th

  2. says:

    Enjoyed the Indian East short stories tremendously Somehow did not relate much actually not at all to the West stories somehow in those felt he was trying too hard to impress when simple is what he does best although since I've not r

  3. says:

    ‘Home’ has become such a scattered damaged various concept in our present travails There is so much to yearn for There are so f

  4. says:

    I kind of breezed through this one East West is a compilation of short stories written by renowned author Salman Rushdie This is my first book by him I know it's a travesty blah blah blah But I got my chance this time and I went with it Honestly I was a little nervous about how I would take to Salman Rushdie's writing style I had heard much about it and didn't want him to disappoint me I wasn't The book divid

  5. says:

    I read 'The Prophet’s Hair' by Salman Rushdie from this book and it has a good theme but a very dark meaning The story is written in Magic Realism like many other works by Rushdie The story line and the way Rushdie is portrayed it is extremely negative It shines a dark shadow on any form of religion specifically orthodox Islam Although I support freedom of expression it is unjustified when what someone expresses exp

  6. says:

    This is a lovely collection of short stories it really is Divided into three parts East West East West it is written in a variety of styles I read this book today in one sitting and found it uite an endearing read Salman Rushie doe

  7. says:

    Salman Rushdie uses a vast array of sophisticated narrative techniues to clarify his views about religion and its apparent stronghold on an individual’s life The Prophet’s Hair has an almost satirical theme often mocking individuals who absorb themselves into the world of religion While some might perceive this as offensive and demeaning the point of the story remains valid Through the short story the reade

  8. says:

    GENERAL short story collection enjoyable but not the most amazing some stories were engaging than others common theme the desire for transcendenceLIKES pacing of each story as well as the overall collection was great Rushdie displayed an impressively wide range of writing styles each story had amazing endings that were punchy and left me awed Harmony of the Spheres was one that moved the best Captivating beginning Plot that mov

  9. says:

    My first of Salman Rushdie and I'm uite nervous about it Heard a lot about this author and been thinking to try out reading a book or two by him but haven't had a chance yet But luckily I got this short stories book from the Big Bad Wolf so I guess it will do as my first reading from Salman RushdieThe book separated to three part East West and East West I really love the East part enjoyed reading all of the 3 stories narratives

  10. says:

    This was a good collection of short stories couple of which bordered into fantasy which to my greater delight and surprise I enjoyed This book has three parts East West East West with very different writing styles

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