Photo Jenny's Reviews > The Satanic Verses

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
May 22, 2008

really liked it

I read this ages ago, it seems, and in competition with the dude I was dating (he started earlier, but I had to finish first). Anyway, I was shocked by Rushdie's sense of humor. I dunno, I guess I thought the dude who had a fatwa out on him was probably going to be pretty dour. WRONG! "The Satanic Verses" is a lovely dose of mystic realism or realistic mysticism, along with a great examination of cultural identity, and the things that can go awry when you deny your peoples.

5 likes · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Satanic Verses.
Sign In »

Comments (showing 1-2 of 2) (2 new)

dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by [deleted user] (new)

Just like a woman....always wanting to finish first.

message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

I hope some day to fatwa-worthy. (Without the actual fatwa, of course.)

back to top