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  1. says:

    I read this book with my husband in a hosptial in India after he had an attack from his leukemia I read this series of short stories to him as he lay in his hospital bed He was very ill in a foreign country and despite these very frigthening circumstances we laughed till we cried convinced that this book could speak to no one else in the world directly than to us

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    Enjoyed the Indian East short stories tremendously Somehow did not relate much actually not at all to the West stories somehow in those felt he was trying too hard to impress when simple is what he does best although since

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    ‘Home’ has become such a scattered damaged various concept in our present travails There is so much to yearn for There are so few rainbows any How hard can we expect even a pair of magic shoes to work? They promised to take us home but are metaphors of homeliness comprehensible to them are abstractions permissible? Are they literalists or will they permit us to redefine the blessed word? Are we asking hopin

  4. says:

    I kind of breezed through this one East West is a compilation of short stories written by renowned author Salman Rushdie This is my first book b

  5. says:

    I read 'The Prophet’s Hair' by Salman Rushdie from this book and it has a good theme but a very dark meaning Th

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    This is a lovely collection of short stories it really is Divided into three parts East West East West it is written in a variety of styles I read this book today in one sitting and found it uite an endearing read Salman Rushie does

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    Salman Rushdie uses a vast array of sophisticated narrative techniues to clarify his views about religion and its apparent s

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    GENERAL short story collection enjoyable but not the most amazing some stories were engaging than others common theme the desire for transcendenceLIKES pacing of each story as well as the overall collection was great Rushdie displayed an impressively wide range of writing styles each story had amazing endings that were pu

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    My first of Salman Rushdie and I'm uite nervous about it Heard a lot about this author and been thinking to try out reading a book or two by him but haven't had a chance yet But luckily I got this short stories book from the Big Bad Wolf so I guess it will do as my first reading from Salman RushdieThe book separated to three part East West and East West I really love the East part enjoyed reading all of the 3 stories narratives were grippi

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    This was a good collection of short stories couple of which bordered into fantasy which to my greater delight and surprise I enjoyed This book h

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Book renews Rushdie's stature as a storyteller who can enthrall and instruct us with the same sentence. GENERAL short story collection enjoyable but not the most amazing some stories were engaging than others common theme the desire for transcendenceLIKES pacing of each story as well as the overall collection was great Rushdie displayed an impressively wide range of writing styles each story had amazing endings that were punchy and left me awed Harmony of the Spheres was one that moved the best Captivating beginning Plot that moves forward but doesn t rush Strong endingDISLIKES not as magic realism as the others works I ve read by him only At the Auction of the Ruby Slippers and The Prophet s Hair were sort of fantasy esue Yorick was hard to understand for me But that s a me problem and not an author problem Chekhov and Zulu was also hard to understand in parts because of the Star Trek referencesSHORT STORIES RANKED The Courter Christopher Columbus and ueen Isabella of Spain Consummate their Relationship The Prophet s Hair The Harmony of the Spheres The Free Radio Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies Chekhov and Zulu At the Auction of the Ruby Slippers Yorick The Numbers Game renews Rushdie's stature as a storyteller who can enthrall and instruct us with the same sentence. GENERAL short story collection enjoyable but not the most amazing some stories were engaging than others common theme the desire for transcendenceLIKES pacing of each story as well as the overall collection was great Rushdie displayed an impressively wide Tall man riding. range of writing styles each story had amazing endings that were punchy and left me awed Harmony of the Spheres was one that moved the best Captivating beginning Plot that moves forward but doesn t The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory rush Strong endingDISLIKES not as magic The Big Golden Book of Poetry realism as the others works I ve Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, referencesSHORT STORIES RANKED The Courter Christopher Columbus and ueen Isabella of Spain Consummate their Relationship The Prophet s Hair The Harmony of the Spheres The Free Radio Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies Chekhov and Zulu At the Auction of the Ruby Slippers Yorick

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From the Booker Prize winning author of The Satanic Verses comes nine stories that reveal the oceanic d. Home has become such a scattered damaged various concept in our present travails There is so much to yearn for There are so few rainbows any How hard can we expect even a pair of magic shoes to work They promised to take us home but are metaphors of homeliness comprehensible to them are abstractions permissible Are they literalists or will they permit us to redefine the blessed word Are we asking hoping for too much As our numberless needs emerge from their redoubts and press in upon the electrified glass will the shoes like the Grimms ancient flatfish lose patience with our ever growing demands and return us to the hovels of our discontentsSince those days I have dedicated myself to her memory I have made of myself a candle at her templeI am aware that after all these years of separation and non communication the Gale I adore is not entirely a real person The real Gale has become confused with my re imagining of her with my private elaboration of our continuing life together in an alternative universe devoid of ape men The real Gale may by now be beyond our grasp ineffable A Daddy for Christmas rainbows any How hard can we expect even a pair of magic shoes to work They promised to take us home but are metaphors of homeliness comprehensible to them are abstractions permissible Are they literalists or will they permit us to Banned in Britain redefine the blessed word Are we asking hoping for too much As our numberless needs emerge from their Hour of the Beast redoubts and press in upon the electrified glass will the shoes like the Grimms ancient flatfish lose patience with our ever growing demands and Dictionary Of Dreams return us to the hovels of our discontentsSince those days I have dedicated myself to her memory I have made of myself a candle at her templeI am aware that after all these years of separation and non communication the Gale I adore is not entirely a The Love of a Latino real person The Other Days, Other Eyes real Gale has become confused with my Deception Island re imagining of her with my private elaboration of our continuing life together in an alternative universe devoid of ape men The The Family real Gale may by now be beyond our grasp ineffable

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Istances and the unexpected intimacies between East and West Daring extravagant comical and humane this. This is a lovely collection of short stories it really is Divided into three parts East West East West it is written in a variety of styles I read this book today in one sitting and found it uite an endearing read Salman Rushie does really well in the short form I m really glad I picked this one in the library today I actually wrote a rather lengthily review and then I accidentally deleted it What is one to do Instead of writing another lengthily review I ll just grade the stories separately and write bullet reviewsEASTGOOD ADVICE IS RARER THAN RUBIES 45Surprisingly optimist and heart warming ending was not what I expected but it felt appropriate enough I uite liked this one THE FREE RADIO 45A successful short story uite depressive and gloom in tone but it feels all the authentic for itTHE PROPHET S HAIR 55It is written in what I would call Rushie s own style of magic realism and thus uite delightful in its mix of subtle irony dark humor and sincere tragedy WESTYORICK 35This story that puts words into mouth of fictional characters like Hamlet and Ophelia is interestingly written The experimental style of writing is a nice change but uite frankly I found it a bit hard to followAT THE AUCTION OF THE RUBY SLIPPERS 45 Set in a future world this story talks of a man who attends an auction for legendary ruby slippers in hope of winning a lost love I uite liked its clever commentary on consumerism and its fantastical elementsCHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE UEEN ISABELLA OF SPAIN CONSUMMATE THEIR RELATIONSHIP 45One story belonging to magic realism this wonderfully imaginative tale will be hard to forget EAST WESTTHE HARMONY OF THE SPHERES 45Excellent portraying of characters and a fantastic ending make it stand out CHEKHOV AND ZULU 45At times a bit hard to follow maybe because the Star Trek references and metaphors took a life of their own I was having a hard time figuring who among the Star Trek is supposed to represent who in the modern India are Klingons a metaphor for Sikhs Still it is a wonderfully written story that speaks of two friends and their relationship THE COURTIER 55A touching tale that touches on many aspects of life of one immigrant family The people they come in contact with have tales of their own to tell Especially sweet was the unexpected romance between an elderly Indian Aya nanny and a Slavic porter who suffered a stroke and who knows what else but could still play chess as a master he used to be and teach it to Aya