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The ground beneath her feet

Salman Rushdie

The ground beneath her feet

a novel

by Salman Rushdie

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Published by Quality Paperbacks Direct in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previously published, London: Cape, 1999.

StatementSalman Rushdie.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19435064M

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THE GROUND BENEATH HER FEET is a sort of postmodern retelling of the Eurydice and Orpheus myth. Rock music replaces, in this novel, Orpheus's lyre. No brief summary can hope to convey all the historical, religious, mythological and pop musical range of references of this ambitious, original and extremely long novel/5.

The Ground Beneath Her Feet is Salman Rushdie's most gripping novel and his boldest imaginative act, a vision of our shaken, mutating times, an engagement with the whole of what is and what might be, an account of the intimate, flawed encounter between the East and the West, a brilliant remaking of the myth of Orpheus, a novel of high (and low Cited by: The Ground Beneath Her Feet is a very exciting novel, hugely ambitious and original.

This book about the flaws and rifts in the ground beneath our feet isn't without its flaws, and the journey. I am about halfway through this book, on Kindle. I had only read one other Rushdie book, which was good, but a bit difficult to follow in places. The Ground Beneath Her Feet is turning out to be an excellent book, with amazing character studies.

I highly recommend it!/5(). The Ground Beneath Her Feet is Salman Rushdie's most ambitious and accomplished novel, sure to be hailed as his masterpiece. If rock 'n' roll is America's gift to the whole world, then The Ground Beneath Her Feet is Salman Rushdie's gift to America in return, a great contemporary love story and a dazzling, dancing vision of the modern era, which pulsates with a half century.

During a book tour, Salman Rushdie said of his new novel, The Ground Beneath Her Feet (), “It’s a love story, and it’s about rock ‘n roll.” Condensed to its basic elements, it is the The ground beneath her feet book of the tempestuous love between Ormus Cama and Vina Apsara, two gifted musicians, as told by the other man who loves Vina, Umeed “Rai.

The Ground Beneath Her Feet is the fullest expression to date of Rushdie's fascination with Indo-European mythology. Far from a straightforward retelling of the myth of Orpheus, the novel blends and blurs history, religion, philosophy, music, and pop culture to create an epic East-meets-West romance about love, death, and rock 'n' roll/5(16).

"The Ground Beneath Her Feet" is a song by U2 from the film, The Million Dollar Hotel, and featured on the film's soundtrack, The Million Dollar Hotel: Music from the Motion Picture.

The song was recorded with Daniel Lanois on the pedal steel guitar for the film. However, a different mix than the one heard in the film appears on the : Rock. The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   However, the recording of the songs got delayed and the book has hit the market before the songs.

The U2 album will shortly be released, we are told, and it has a few haunting lyrics from The Ground Beneath Her d with the music that weaves in and out of the story, is Rushdie's inimitable play with words. With language.5/5(5).

50+ videos Play all Mix - The Ground Beneath Her Feet - U2 YouTube U2 Where The Streets Have No Name IEM / Joshua Tree Tour Seattle - Duration: BONO TV. The Ground beneath her Feet displays his talents, but it also points a glaring spotlight on his weaknesses (verbosity, pomposity, lack of focus, to name just a few).

We found it an ultimately unsatisfying read -- the memorable passages are good, but there's a. The Ground Beneath Her Feet Salman Rushdie, Author Henry Holt & Co Inc $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

I am about halfway through this book, on Kindle. I had only read one other Rushdie book, which was good, but a bit difficult to follow in places. The Ground Beneath Her Feet is turning out to be an excellent book, with amazing character studies. I highly recommend it!4/5(87).

The Ground Beneath Her Feet leaves you with such thoughts and much more. If only the book wasn’t overly self-indulgent and repetitive, it might have ranked among the best works of Rushdie’s.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Anie/5(48). Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie On Valentine s Day,Vina Apsara, a famous and much-loved singer, disappears in a devastating earthquake.

Her lover, the singer Ormus Cama, cannot accept that he has lost her, and so begins his eternal quest to find her and bring her back.

His journey takes him across the globe and through cities pulsating with the Book Edition: jpg. ― Salman Rushdie, quote from The Ground Beneath Her Feet “In the home of this music, alas, religious fanatics have lately started killing the musicians.

They think the music is an insult to god, who gave us voices but does not wish us to sing, who gave us. "The Ground Beneath Her Feet" is a gripping story that encapsulates the history, dreams and passions of the last half century as no other novel has done.

"From the Trade Paperback edition." From inside the book4/5(39). The Ground Beneath Her Feet. Applied to Rushdie, the phrase ”autobiographical novel” has a special meaning; his breakthrough book, Midnight’s Children (), was inspired by the coincidence.

"No novelist currently writing in English does so with more energy, intelligence and allusiveness than Rushdie. Nearly every page of The Ground Beneath Her Feet offers something to arrest a devoted reader's attention: puns and wordplays galore and enough literary echoes—of Joyce, Yeats, Frost, Dante, oh hell, of nearly everybody—to keep graduate students on the prowl.

The world renowned author of The Satanic Verses and The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Salman Rushdie is a Whitbread Award winner and recipient of the Booker Prize. His first truly American novel, Fury is a metaphorically rich black comedy that reflects the pressure-cooker of modern life.The Ground Beneath Her Feet.

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