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The Satanic Verses

by Salman Rushdie

Paperback, 561 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $16 |


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Gibreel Farishta, India's legendary movie star, and Saladin Chamcha, the man of a thousand voices, fall earthward from a bombed jet toward the sea, singing rival verses in an eternal wrestling match between good and evil.