The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie Download (read online) free eBook

The Ground Beneath Her Feet

The ground shifts repeatedly beneath the reader’s feet during the course of Salman Rushdie’s sixth novel, a riff on the Orpheus and Eurydice myth set in the high-octane world of rock & roll. Readers get their first clues early on that the universe Rushdie is creating here is not quite the one we know: Jesse Aron Parker, for example, wrote Heartbreak Hotel; Carly Simon

Aug 06, 2007

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it was amazing


Knew it was my favorite book ever as soon as I read it. Read all the others I’d said that about again just to be sure. It was. Rushdie’s polyglot wordplay and his gift for pun (Why is it that multi-lingual writers like Rushdie and Nabokov are the most exceptional punsters?) are irrepressible. It’s a transcontinental, slightly-fantastical elseworld story in which making music seems the most important thing a person can do. Add to it all the burbling, effusive joy with which Rushdie handles langua


Luís C.

A strange and abounding novel, which plunges us into the destiny of an imaginary rock band, whose two leaders, united and torn by a love story, gradually change the face of the world.
The story is mainly due to the fantastic pinch which the author has sprinkled, the group’s inspirer being in contact with a mysterious parallel dimension that gradually invades the narrative.
In the end, a book that is worth the detour, especially for what you learn about India, but not always easy, especially in the