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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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James Joyce - 1990-01-01 (first published in 1922)
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This modern literary masterpiece loosely follows the Odyssey and captures a single day in the life of ordinary Dubliners in 1904. With experimental techniques ranging from interior monologues to exuberant wordplay and earthy humor, it pushes Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. A major achievement in 20th century literature.
Salman Rushdie
Here I am reading a bit of Ulysses, along with others reading other bits, to celebrate this centennial year of the great book.      source
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Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll - 2000-12-01 (first published in 1871)
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Experience the magic of Wonderland like never before in this imaginative twist on a classic tale. Follow 19-year-old Alice as she embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny in a world beyond your wildest imagination. With an extraordinary cast of characters, including the Mad Hatter and the Red Queen, this cinematic adventure is sure to captivate your heart and leave you in awe. Don't miss out on this triumphant and visually stunning experience that is perfect for all ages.
Salman Rushdie
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 - 2011-04-26
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Follow the notorious Sisters Brothers on their journey through Gold Rush America to California. Eli and Charlie are professional killers and on a mission to assassinate Hermann Kermit Warm. Along the way, they encounter unsettling experiences and engage in bickering while uncovering a magical formula that could make them all very rich. Gripping, strange, and sad, this novel is a must-read for fans of Westerns and thrillers.
Salman Rushdie
Reading 2 terrific books,one old, one new. Old: #PatrickLeighFermor #ATimeofGifts. New: #PatrickdeWitt #TheSistersBrothers. Both recommended      source
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A Time of Gifts
On Foot to Constantinople
Patrick Leigh Fermor - 2005-10-03 (first published in 1977)
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Explore Europe in the 1930s through the eyes of a young traveler in this captivating and beautifully written memoir. A Time of Gifts is the first volume in a stunning trilogy that chronicles Patrick Leigh Fermor's journey on foot from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. Experience the grandeur and courtesies of Europe's resplendent cities, its hospitable burgomasters, and its breathtaking natural beauty. Immerse yourself in a world that is now changed forever, but forever immortalized in Fermor's magical prose.
Salman Rushdie
Reading 2 terrific books,one old, one new. Old: #PatrickLeighFermor #ATimeofGifts. New: #PatrickdeWitt #TheSistersBrothers. Both recommended      source