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Rushdie's characters are amazing and sometimes very funny.
Rather than starting in the Inferno, the book quickly rises to a sort of Paradise, and holds the reader there, enthralled, for the first two-thirds its length.
I suggested this book for a book group because a year ago we read Midnight's Children.
This was a fascinating book. Salman Rushdie is clearly intelligent, knowledgeable and has a deep love and respect for India.Published 2 months ago by Teresa
I am not a great fan of magic realism, so I am probably not the best judge of this book in comparison with, say, The Satanic Verses or Midnight’s Children. Read morePublished 3 months ago by John Duncan
I am not understanding why this tale is depicting the moors as anything but black since they were black and of African decent.Published 5 months ago by Kimberly Hutchins
Read this for a book group, and we had a great discussion about it. Rushdie's characters are amazing and sometimes very funny.Published 6 months ago by qpwalker
This book might have been a bit above my head. I had never read this author before,but have heard of him for years. Read morePublished 10 months ago by judith hill
Salman Rushdie wrote The Moor's Last Sigh while in hiding after the Ayatollah Khoemeni issued a fatwa (death threat) because of the author's controversial depiction of the Muslim... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Michael P. Beblowski
I wanted to read the book because I wished to learn more about the author and his writing style. For many years I've known of Salman Rushdie but for whatever reason I'd never read... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Ed Bennetts
I am so happy that I rediscovered Salman Rushdie. His stories are a delightful mixture of many cultures and mythologies with a very strong underlying theme of justice.Published 19 months ago by Rose M. Rusciani
I suggested this book for a book group because a year ago we read Midnight's Children. We did not think this book could be better - we were wrong it is a superb read. Read morePublished 20 months ago by cOPPAT