Salman Rushdie | Critical Review by Merle Rubin

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Critical Review by Merle Rubin

SOURCE: Rubin, Merle. “A State of Wrath.” Christian Science Monitor (6 September 2001): 14, 17.

In the following favorable review, Rubin asserts that Fury is “an acrid, sharp, self-critical portrait of an angry man in an anger-inducing world.”

Salman Rushdie's latest novel [Fury] takes as its hero a 55-year-old man in flight from his inner demons. Prof. Malik Solanka has recently left his loving wife and delightful little boy to lose himself in the maelstrom of New York City. Although friends berate him for his desertion and his wife and child warmly implore him to return, Solanka may well have had good reason to leave: One night, much to his horror, he found himself holding a kitchen knife over the body of his sleeping wife, the culmination, perhaps, of a lifetime of suppressed fury.

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