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Salman Rushdie

(b. 1947) Indian-born British

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Rushdie, Salman

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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233 words

(1947–), Indian novelist living in England. Ahmed Salman Rushdie, born in Bombay and educated at Cambridge University, is ...

Rushdie, Salman

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
Subject:
Literature
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4,546 words

Over the past century few writers have generated more controversy or acclaim than Salman Rushdie (born 1947). An incisive ...

Rushdie, Salman

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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2005
Subject:
Literature
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675 words

Born in Bombay to a Muslim family, Rushdie was sent to school in England in 1961. After reading history ...

Rushdie, Salman

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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96 words

His early works, including the Booker Prize-winning Midnight's Children (1981), were eclipsed by Satanic Verses (1988). ...

Rushdie, Salman

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1947– ), ... Anglo-Indian novelist, born in Bombay, educated at Rugby School, and King's College, Cambridge. He worked as an actor and as an advertising copywriter before taking ... More
Rushdie, Sir Salman

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History
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590 words

British writer, born in India, whose novel The Satanic Verses was denounced as blasphemous by many Muslims, leading to a demand for the author's death from Ayatollah ...

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