Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie, the author of the book Satanic Verses, was born in Mumbai in 1947. Sir Salman Rushdie's work often combines magical realism with historical fiction. Rushdie's second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed "the best novel of all winners" on two occasions, marking the 25th and the 40th anniversary of the prize. However, it was - The Satanic Verses - that brought Rushdie into the centre of controversy. Rushdie was at the receiving end of some Islamic countries after the release of The Satanic Verses with Iran issuing a fatwa, calling for his death. The British government put Rushdie under police protection. Rushdie was attacked in New York on August 12, 2022. will bring all the latest information on Salman Rushdie's health.

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