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The Resource Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel, Salman Rushdie

Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel, Salman Rushdie

Label
Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel
Title
Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Salman Rushdie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by 2,000 years of storytelling yet rooted in the concerns of our present moment, this is a spectacular achievement--enchanting, both very funny and terrifying. It is narrated by our descendants 1000 years hence, looking back on "The War of the Worlds" that began with "the time of the strangenesses": a simple gardener begins to levitate; a baby is born with the unnerving ability to detect corruption in people; the ghosts of two long-dead philosophers begin arguing once more; and storms pummel New York so hard that a crack appears in the universe, letting in the destructive djinns of myth (as well as some graphic superheroes). Nothing less than the survival of our world is at stake. Only one, a djinn princess who centuries before had learned to love humankind, resolves to help us: in the face of dynastic intrigue, she raises an army composed of her semi-magical great-great--etc.--grandchildren--a motley crew of endearing characters who come together to save the world in a battle waged for 1,001 nights--or, to be precise, two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights
Cataloging source
CaOONL
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Rushdie, Salman
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Jinn
  • Future, The
Label
Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel, Salman Rushdie
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Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780345810229
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 175626
  • 790438
Label
Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel, Salman Rushdie
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780345810229
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 175626
  • 790438

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