Shame by Salman Rushdie

"Shame" is a novel that explores the political and social climate of post-colonial Pakistan through the intertwined lives of three families. The story is a blend of magical realism and historical fiction, focusing on themes of shame, identity, and power. The narrative is laced with satire and explores the consequences of living in a society where honor is prized above all else. The story unfolds in a non-linear fashion, giving readers a deep insight into the complex socio-political dynamics of a nation in transition.

The 1858th greatest book of all time


Published
1983
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
319
Words
100,000
Original Language
English

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