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Luka and the fire of life

Salman Rushdie (author)

Luka and the fire of life

Target audience:
12-14 years and up
Genre:
Extra subject
Sprookjes, fantasy
Title
Luka and the fire of life
Author
Salman Rushdie
Language
English
Edition
1
Publisher
London: Cape, 2010
216 p.
ISBN
9780224061629 (hardback)

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About Salman Rushdie

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Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist whose work, combining magical realism with historical fiction, is primarily concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations, with much of his fiction being set on the Indian subcontinent.

His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be "the best novel of all winners" on two occasions, marking the 25th and the 40th anniversary of the prize. His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was the subject of a major controversy, provoking protests from Muslims in several countries. Death threats were made against him, including a fatwā calling for his assassination issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran, on 14 February 1989. The British government put Rushdie under police protection.

In 1983, Rushd…Read more on Wikipedia