The Golden House: A Novel OverviewThe Golden House by Salman Rushdie is a novel addressing both the contemporary political moment in the United States, as well as eternal questions of identity, transience, and love. The novel is narrated by René, an intelligent but conflicted film-creator: René watches the Golden family, hoping to make them the subject of his dream-film, but along the way, he becomes implicated in the family's complicated web of relationships and lies. Through the stories of the Golden family and René's struggle, Rushdie delivers insightful commentary on issues ranging from the transgender movement to Greek tragedy, from the essence of identity to American politics.
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Salman Rushdie Biographies (2)
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Salman Rushdie embodies in his own life and in his writings the conundrums of the postcolonial author, writing within the tradition of Indo-English literature while simultaneously appealing to the con...
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The Indian/British author Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 1947) was a political parablist whose work often focused on outrages of history and particularly of religions. His book The Satanic Verses earned h...