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The Satanic Verses (Paperback, 1997, Picador USA) 5 stars

Just before dawn one winter's morning, a hijacked jetliner explodes above the English Channel. Through …

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5 stars

Absolutely incredible. Took me ages to read but what a spectacular achievement. A wild story and deep reflections on the nation and religion, identity and myth. Some of the gender dynamics are a bit dated these days but otherwise absolutely bang on. Well worth a fatwa or two