Book #14512

East, West - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Salman Rushdie
East, West - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Salman Rushdie.
East, West - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [viii], 216 pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1994.
ISBN: 0224041347

A beautiful first printing of the first edition, red cloth in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Salman Rushdie directly on the title page.

In his first collection of stories, Salman Rushdie looks at his two worlds, their intimacy and distance, their shared history, and the misunderstandings - comic and tragic - that separate and bind them. Rushdie...is a writer who refuses, inspite of everything, to choose between East and West. (From the cover).

Price: $69.00

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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