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It also brings in Rushdie's love of contemporary and pop culture; an antithesis to the esoteric 'Yorick' !
The characters in this story are poorly portrayed and the plot contrived to the point of being altogether ineffective.
All are well written with plots that have interesting twists and reflect a deep understanding of human relationships.
This book was both entertaining and thought provoking. Each story drew me in in different but equally exciting ways, and after each I mulled it over in my head.Published 5 months ago by Bat
Nine short stories looking and the cultural divides and ties and long histories of the east and west. Read morePublished 9 months ago by An admirer of Saul
After years of side stepping his books, I finally settled on this short story collection to become better acquainted with Mr. Rushdie. Read morePublished 18 months ago by M. Child
Great read and a very good quality and good price for this book. Everyone should read Salman Rushdie, he is great!Published on December 18, 2012 by Danyelle Mulin
These short stories were fun to read. I expected something like this from Rushdie, of which I had only read a college commencement speech and two pages from a novel. Read morePublished on August 26, 2012 by Nathan White
My modern fiction course required reading this book. My friend said that he didn't have a clue what the stories were about, but he was certain Salman Rushdie smoked dope every day... Read morePublished on January 6, 2012 by mngirl
East, West is the first collection of short stories by Salman Rushdie. There are nine stories, six of which have been published previously in magazines. Read morePublished on June 28, 2011 by Cloggie Downunder
Short stories are the literary equivalent of fast food - an expedient filler for impatient appetites. Read morePublished on November 20, 2010 by Sulin Lau
East West is a short collection of short stories by Salman Rushdie. But there is nothing small or even limited about the themes they cover, nor anything bland about the palette... Read morePublished on November 7, 2010 by Philip Spires