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Shame declares itself to be about a country like Pakistan, but not quite Pakistan. But it is indubitably Pakistan, from Peccavistan to the country that was born of not one, but... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Asian Mind
I didn't finish this. I never leave a book unfinished but this one did not deserve to be finished. The protagonist is dreadfully uninteresting and unsympathetic. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Josh G. Studor
“Shame” by Salman Rushdie is a story that is fabricated based on an imaginary country – a dream that eventually crumbles. Read morePublished 16 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 16 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 18 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 22 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 23 months ago by Larysa Mykyta