The author of the article, an indologist who studies the work of Indian English-language writers, has recently presented several essays on various aspects of S. Rushdie's life and work to the readers of our magazine. In this final essay, the author analyzes the originality and originality of S. Rushdie's novels through the prism of the most important stages of his biography, his spiritual world, in particular, the writer's attitude to religion, including Islam. E. KALINNIKOVA, Candidate of Philological Sciences What is known no use. One unknown is needed. Johann Wolfgang Goethe For more than a quarter of a century* the name of the Indian writer Salman Rushdie has attracted the attention of readers from all over the world, because his work is unique and unusual. S. Rushdie has an amazing ability to intrigue the reader with an extraordinary plot with mystical seasoning and humor that reaches satire, turning into the grotesque. He does not lose touch with the reader and skillfully supports it with lyrical digressions, in which he shares his revelations in the form of a monologue or dialogue, then intrigues the interlocutor with parables about the Simurgh bird or Sleeping Beauty, and sometimes plunges into the stream of events of recent history and calls in his native Urdu language: "dunya dekho" - " look at the world". And the reader really sees pictures not of imperial India, but of modern Bombay, Karachi, Islamabad, the invasion of Chinese troops in India during the border conflicts of the early 60s and the entry of Soviet troops into Afghanistan in the late 70s. He describes ancient Mecca and Medina, but does not forget to show the London of our days, crowded with immigrants from the East. It makes the reader "witness" the murder of a Pakistani girl in the English capital. She is not the heroine of his novel, but only represented as a victim of religious dogmatists, a spectacular illustration of the chronicle of criminal events. HIS BOOKS ARE LIKE MAGNETS THAT A ... Read more

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