View Poll Results: Which Salman Rushdie book would you like to read in August?

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  • Midnight's Children

    8 57.14%
  • Shalimar the Clown

    0 0%
  • The Moor's Last Sigh

    0 0%
  • The Ground Beneath Her Feet

    1 7.14%
  • Fury

    1 7.14%
  • Shame

    0 0%
  • The Satanic Verses

    2 14.29%
  • East, West

    2 14.29%
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    August / Salman Rushdie Reading Poll

    Please vote for the Salman Rushdie book you would like to read in August by July 31st.

    The aim of the Book Club is to read and discuss new books together with other members.

    Please try to avoid voting for the books you have already read

    and/or do not intend to (re)read with us.

    Midnight's Children

    Shalimar the Clown

    The Moor's Last Sigh

    The Ground Beneath Her Feet

    Fury

    Shame

    The Satanic Verses

    East, West


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    I'm interested in the Satanic Verses, because of the controversy. Shalimar the Clown, because it's his most recent. But Midnight's Children sounds like the best read and already owning it doesn't hurt.

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    I just read Shalimar which was fairly good. Maybe I'll sell my vote again.....Although like Nick said Satanic Verses might be a good choice.
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    since school will start again in August I chose from the two shorter books.

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    I don't think I will be able to participate in August. The Count of Monte Cristo might take up that time. I'll give it a thought before voting.
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    Out of curiosity, I might vote for Midnight's Children. I'm not sure yet.
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    I've read Fury and liked the novel.
    I'll vote for the Satanic Verses, I'm so curious to see/ read why was there so much fuss about this book.

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    Looks like I'll be clearing my schedule for Midnights Children.

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    I have never read any of Salman Rushdie's book.But Midnights Children is ahead.So I'll vote for it.
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    I was hoping for a shorter book. School starts again on the 20th, but I may go ahead and get the book and get started.

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    I don't remember reading any Rushdie. Midnight's Children sounds like it might be interesting so I'll vote for it.
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    I'll start tonight.

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    I forgot to get it today, that stinks!

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    I didn't find Midnight's Children and bought Shalimar the Clown and it's just so amazing, loved it from the first pages.

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    I found Midnight's Children on the sidewalk- left for the department of sanitation- two years ago.

    I enjoy the metafictional format of the work. Nothing amzing about the style, but interesting incidents make up fo that. I love his grandparents courtship. Funny stuff. Reminds me of Hundred Years of Solitude in its hyperbole.

    I'm enjoying it.

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