'The Satanic Verses' was denied the ordinary life of a novel. It became something smaller and uglier: an insult.
|Born||June 19, 1947|
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His novel, 'Midnight's Children' won the Booker Prize in 1981. He is the author of 'The Satanic Verses' which was the centre of a major controversy. His work is concerned with many connections, disruptions and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations.