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The Rushdie File (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East (Paperback))

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A book on the Rushdie affair and provides documentation from all sides with a chronology of events from the publication of the book to the present day, from Bradford to Iran and from India to the US and links them with the key statements by leading religious, political and literary figures.
Paperback, 266 pages
Published April 1st 1990 by Syracuse University Press (first published January 1st 1989)
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