“Shame” by Salman Rushdie is a story that is fabricated based on an imaginary country – a dream that eventually crumbles. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Thenkyl
In my opinion, this is the best book written by Mr. Rushdie. Rushdie's sentences make even the most mundane details memorable. Read morePublished 2 months ago by rahul sarvadevabhatla
Absolute perfection. What a complex and gorgeous tour de force. I cannot recommend this book enough! The characters are rich and plot lines sophisticated. Read morePublished 3 months ago by D.B.
I think rushdie is showing off. he sure has an expansive knowledge of western civilization, but too much of it is in this book.Published 8 months ago by bernd Peterson
Would recommend this to anyone who loves language and fine, fine writing. The work is a masterpiece of verbal fireworks, historical and political commentary, before Rushdie becme... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Larysa Mykyta
A fabulous depiction of shame and despair captured in a modern mythological drama, Salman Rushdie teases, captures, and satisfies his readers interest. Read morePublished 11 months ago by jazz G
Had to read it for my Literature class in college but can honestly say that i hated the story. It was something i couldn't really get into and I read a lot of things different... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Victoria Newman
I am not much of a fiction reader and was certain that I will be thumbing through this book and returning it to the library in 2-3 days, more than half unread. Read morePublished on May 18, 2012 by UL
Shame (1985) is Rushdie's third book, noted for its magical realism.
The Indian author is also the narrator, saying that the novel is and isn't about Pakistan, never... Read more