Book #13563

The Moor's Last Sigh - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Salman Rushdie
The Moor's Last Sigh - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Salman Rushdie.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1995.
ISBN: 0224038141

A beautiful scarce first edition, first printing in unread As New condition without dust-jacket, as issued. This special edition of 100 copies (this copy being #6) was commissioned to celebrate the 100th branch opening of Waterstone's and is SIGNED by author Salman Rushdie directly on the title page. Waterstone's letter included.

Rushdie's first novel since The Satanic Verses reflects the cultural mix of Rushdie's native India. The book is narrated by Moraes Zogoiby, also known as Moor, who speaks to us from a grave in Spain.

Price: $290.00

Author Bio

Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie was born June 19, 1947, he is an Indian-British novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981. His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), led to protests from Muslims in several countries. Faced with a fatwā issued by Ayatollah Khomeini, then Supreme Leader of Iran, which called for him to be killed, he spent nearly a decade largely underground. Rushdie was knighed for services to literature on 16 June 2007.

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