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Book Review of The Satanic Verses

The Satanic Verses
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Helpful Score: 1

Interesting read; I was drawn to read it to see what all of the fuss had been about years ago, with Ayatollah Khomeni calling for a fatwa against Rushdie. It is a magical/fantastical story, which was hard for me to relate to, being neither Islamic nor native Indian. It ended nicely, and wrapped up its many loose ends with a nice message. I am not sure I would have picked it up to read but for the controversy surrounding it, but am glad to have read it as a modern classic.