The Moor's Last Sigh | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Nancy Wigston

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of The Moor's Last Sigh.
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Critical Review by Nancy Wigston

SOURCE: A review of The Moor's Last Sigh, in Quill and Quire, Vol. 62, No. 4, April, 1996, p. 25.

Below, Wigston offers a positive review of the audio version of The Moor's Last Sigh.

Actor Art Malik read The Moor's Last Sigh, Rushdie's latest tour de force, in what is a near-perfect marriage of medium and messenger. As the doomed Hari Kumar in the BBC opus The Jewel and the Crown, Malik embodied the tragedy of the Indian caught between East and West a teasing reference to Rushdie's own saga.

Malik's strong, well-mannered tone almost holds this typically unwieldy Rushdie narrative (think Midnight's Children) in check through betrayals, murders, births, deaths, lusts, upheavals so numerous they verge on tedium. But he is best-as is the novel-in the domestic bits, when...

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This section contains 355 words
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Buy the Critical Review by Nancy Wigston