159Re: the moor's last sigh
- Nov 11, 2003Shame is amazing.You don't hear many people talk about that work, but it is one of
my favorites. Make sure you check out prior posts as I recall some discussion on the
book. Also, check out the unfinished 'Shame Page' http://home.earthlink.net/
~liquidmice/shamepage.html Also be sure to post back thoughts/impressions
regarding the book.
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> > I read The Moor's Last Sigh once several years ago. I'm really not
> that 'familiar' with
> > the book. I can usually rant on incessantly about Rushdie's works,
> but not the Moor's
> > Last sigh. In either case it certainly deserves a re-read on my
> part. Did you like it
> > better than his other works? Any favorite parts of the novel?
> i really like the characterizations, and how he explains that
> each nation creates its own type of english. and there are
> loads of funny parts, it's great how he can inject comedy into
> melodramatic scenes. i like the part when the dog of the main
> character's uncle died, he had it stuffed, put a wheel on each
> foot and would still walk it on the streets as if it were
> alive, for me that is sad and amusing at the same time.
> yes it's my favorite book from rushdie, as of now. i've already
> read "midnight's children," "the satanic verses," and "the
> ground beneath her feet," the latter, i found dragging because
> it's so well-researched. and also i can relate to the "the moor's
> last sigh" better because i'm a graphic designer, i love art. i
> think this is just based on my personal experiences.
> i like to buy and read "shame" next, have you read it already?
> is it any good?
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