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Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights - Salman Rushdie
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
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In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub–Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor’s... show more
In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub–Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor’s office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812998917 (081299891X)
ASIN: 081299891X
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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2.0 Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
Not Salman Rushdie’s best effort. There was the usual mix of jinns, philosophers, religious figures, legends, characters of multiple backgrounds, God(s), fate, and storytelling a la "1001 Nights," but it felt like a mailed-in effort, because none of the normal characters around which all this imagi...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
2.0 Book 68/100: Two Years, Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Days by Salman Rushdie
This was not a long book, but it sure felt like it. The book is supposed to be about this epic battle between dark and light jinn, with the light jinn relying heavily on half-jinn, half-human descendants of a genia princess. But the whole first half of the book is dedicated to the half-jinn characte...
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3.0 Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
Wow. I have read two books in a row where the main characters are obsessed with sex. This is not typical for me, or intentional in regards to choosing subject matter, and yes, I know I sound like a prude bringing it up. But really, it is completely gratuitous, and in this book it is mentioned so oft...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 He shines a light on current world situations with a light touch of sarcasm!
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel, Salman Rushdie, author; Robert G. Slade, narrator I think Rushdie is brilliant. The time period in the title computes to 1001 nights. I had to do some research before I could begin to write the review because I could not remember the story of ...
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4.0 Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
This was my first time reading Salman Rushdie and it won't be my last. It was such a fantastic and entertaining read. It is playful and intelligent with a deceptively technical style. A mix of mythology and absurdity, I can honestly say I was never bored. Rushdie is clearly having fun with this and ...
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