East, West

In these nine stories Salman Rushdie looks at what happens when East meets West, at the forces that pull his characters first in one direction, then the other. Fantasy and realism collide as a rickshaw driver writes letters describing his film star career in Bombay; a mispronunciation leads to romance and an unusual courtship in sixties London; two childhood friends turned diplomats live out in a violent world fantasies hatched by STAR TREK; and Christopher Columbus dreams of cunsummating his relationship with Queen Isabella. The stories in EAST, WEST show the extraordinary range and power of Salman Rushdie's writing.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780099533016
Categories BX, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, WBD
Author(s) Salman Rushdie
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Pages 192
Format Paperback
Dimensions 12.8cm x 1.3cm x 19.8cm
Weight 0.26 kg
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