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Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie FRSL is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His work, combining magical realism with historical fiction, is primarily concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations, with much of his fiction being set on the Indian subcontinent.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll - May 19, 1993 (first published in 1865)
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'Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.'. So many readers were to take the advice of the King of Hearts that by the end of the nineteenth century the double Alice (1865 and 1872) had acquired a pre-eminent and unassailable position in children's literature. Lewis Carroll's use of logic, by which the ordinary is trans...
Salman Rushdie
Dec 08, 2013
Sunday thought. The books we love change the way we see the world. For me it all began with Alice in Wonderland. What books changed you?      source
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The Sisters Brothers [Movie Tie-in]
A Novel
Patrick deWitt - Aug 28, 2018 (first published in 2011)
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Shortlisted for: International Author of the Year - Specsavers National Book Awards 2012Oregon, 1851. Eli and Charlie Sisters, notorious professional killers, are on their way to California to kill a man named Hermann Kermit Warm. On the way, the brothers have a series of unsettling experiences in the landscape of Gold Rush America. And they bicker...
Salman Rushdie
Sep 26, 2011
Reading 2 terrific books,one old, one new. Old: #PatrickLeighFermor #ATimeofGifts. New: #PatrickdeWitt #TheSistersBrothers. Both recommended      source
A Time of Gifts
On Foot to Constantinople
Patrick Leigh Fermor - Oct 03, 2005 (first published in 1977)
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In 1933, at the age of 18, Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on an extraordinary journey by foot - from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the first volume in a trilogy recounting the trip, and takes the reader with him as far as Hungary. It is a book of compelling glimpses - not only of the events which were curdling Europe at th...
Salman Rushdie
Sep 26, 2011
Reading 2 terrific books,one old, one new. Old: #PatrickLeighFermor #ATimeofGifts. New: #PatrickdeWitt #TheSistersBrothers. Both recommended      source