Joseph Anton: A Memoir - Chapters 6 - 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6 - 10 Summary and Analysis

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Chapter 6, "Why It's Impossible to Photograph the Pampas" - Rushdie wonders if, one day, he will write about his experiences in conjunction with the fatwa. Rushdie reveals that it is Islam that has changed, that it has become phobic of newness. Over the next few years, Rushdie travels around under heavy security, speaking about his book and in defense of freedom, from Scandinavia to Spain to the United States. But elsewhere in the world, including in the Middle East, moderates and Muslims who refuse to condemn the "Verses" are murdered. Back in England, Zafar begins attending Highgate, and stays with his father. He is very happy to do so. Elizabeth continues standing by Rushdie, and she and Zafar get along well. Meanwhile, Bono of U2 speaks out in defense of Rushdie and The Satanic Verses, and Bono and...

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