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Ten Indians - listen book free online

American novelist and short-story writer awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954 Ernest Hemingway’ was raised in Oak Park, Illinois. After high school, he was leaving for the Italian Front in World War I. In 1918, he was seriously wounded and returned home. Hemingway's legacy to American literature is his style and also the extent of Hemingway's influence is seen in the tributes and echo... Read More

The Ground Beneath Her Feet - listen book free online

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a British Indian novelist and essayist. In 1983 Rushdie was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the UK's senior literary organisation. In June 2007, Queen Elizabeth II knighted him for his services to literature. The enormous ambition required by a project of those dimensions is evident in the complex intermixture of themes in The Ground Beneath Her... Read More

Midnight's Children - listen book free online

Salman Rushdie is an Indian-born British writer whose allegorical novels examine historical and philosophical issues by means of surreal characters, brooding humour, and an effusive and melodramatic prose style. His treatment of sensitive religious and political subjects made him a controversial figure. In 1983 Rushdie was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the UK's senior lit... Read More

Fury - listen book free online
Author: Salman Rushdie
Categories: Modern Literature
Reader: Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie was born in Bombay in 1947. His second novel, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Midnight's Children, was published in 1991. Among its honours, it was pronounced the 'Booker of the Bookers,' which recognized it as the best example of that illustrious prize. Malcolm Bradley in The Modern British Novel pronounced the book "a new start for the late-twentieth-century novel."... Read More

The Enchantress of Florence - listen book free online

Salman Rushdie was the son of a prosperous Muslim businessman in India. He was educated at Rugby School and the University of Cambridge, where he received an M.A. degree in history in 1968. Throughout most of the 1970s, he worked in London as an advertising copywriter. His first published novel, Grimus, appeared in 1975. The Enchantress of Florence opens with a traveller approaching Sikri, the... Read More

Satanic Verses - listen book free online

Salman Rushdie is a British-Indian novelist best known for the novels Midnight's Children. He studied in India and England, reading History at King's College, Cambridge. His first novel, Grimus, was published in 1975. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He combines magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migra... Read More