Shalimar the Clown

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現代文学の第一人者が送る、心をとらえる新作。世界を舞台とした、古今のあつれきから生まれる愛と復讐の物語だ。 1991年、ロスアンゼルス。世界情勢の鍵を握る人物のひとりであるマクシミラン・オフュールス大使が殺された。白昼、私生児の娘インディア宅の玄関先で、カシミール生まれのイスラム教徒の運転手により、ナイフで殺害されたのだ。この男は自らを“道化のシャリマー”と名乗っていた。被害者は第二次世界大戦に反対したことで有名なカリスマティックな人物で、恐るべき知性をもち、米国大使としてインドに駐在後、アメ ...Continua
Holmes
Wrote 4/13/12
This is a substantial novel that spans several decades and continents. It's a slow-moving thriller but the clashes - both personal and national - are grand and heart-stopping. The characterization is particularly rich: maybe a little too rich for m...Continua
Minal
Wrote 8/4/07

after midnights children, this is another masterpiece by salman rushdie

Rushdie is a storyteller in the brightest sense of the word. International tale of love and revenge and the ancient and modern conflicts from which they spring.


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