Step Across This Line

Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.03 hours)
Product Number: Z2483
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449891411
Narrator/s: Firdous Bamji
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Best-selling, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie offers incisive, often humorous takes on literature, culture and world events in this New York Times Notable Book. In these stimulating pieces, Rushdie addresses a variety of subjects, including the death of the novel, India, soccer and the Rolling Stones. "Sometimes pensive, sometimes marvelously funny, always lucid essays ... by the renowned Anglo-Indian novelist."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review


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Step Across This Line
Product Number: BX00006117
Product Number:C3014
Product Number:Z2483

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All formats/editions

Author(s): Salman Rushdie
Narrator(s): Firdous Bamji
Product Number C3014
Released: May 07, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419316418
Author(s): Salman Rushdie
Product Number EB00164987
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: #9781588362797

Professional reviews

"Before the 1988 publication of SATANIC VERSES, Rushdie was a respected British literary writer. He zoomed into the international spotlight when, because of portrayals in that novel, the Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa calling for his death. Always outspoken, Rushdie's opinion was sought on everything. In his writing, the author seems unable to leave his childhood behind. Listening to these essays, we experience a brilliant mind, whining. Even more frustrating, it's difficult to know how much of this tone might be in the text, and how much is superimposed by Bombay-born actor Firdous Bamji. Raised in South Carolina, and reading with perfect enunciation, Bamji fails to deliver the subtle British nuances that have played such an important part in Rushdie's life and themes. R.R. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"