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Download The Ground Beneath Her Feet Book ¾ 592 pages × Gwairsoft Þ ➲ The Ground Beneath Her Feet Read ➺ Author Salman Rushdie – Salman Rushdie's most ambitious and accomplished novel sure to be hailed as his masterpieceAt the beginning of this stunning novel Vina ApsaFailings his immortal longings He is a man caught up in the loves and uarrels of the age's goddesses and gods but dares to have ambitions of his own And lives to tell the taleAround these three the uncertain world itself is beginning to tremble and break Cracks and tears have begun to appear in the fabric of the real There are glimpses of abysses below the surfaces of things The Ground Beneath Her Feet I really wanted to read this book and though I haven't read much else by him I really like Salman Rushdie But I just couldn't get into this Every time I picked it up I couldn't get through than 20 pages without putting it down and finding myself with no incentive to pick it back up again From October 2007 until about a month ago I hadn't even gotten through half the bookSuffice it to say I was not impressed I felt like it was just this long winded story of nothing There was so much irrelevant back story and unnecessary characters The story itself could have been told in 150 pages and half of the characters could AND SHOULD have been completely eliminatedAs if that wasn't enough I actually DISLIKED Vina Apsara Here's this 600 page story about TWO men and an entire world that are madly in love with this famous sexy self proclaiming free spirit and are completely destroyed due to her demise this you learn on page 1 but it takes 500 pages to loop back around to and I found her to be arrogant and pompousWhy would you even agree to marry someone especially someone who is madly in love with you and practices complete celibacy for over ten years if you just want to sleep with other menI don't believe true love is giving your body to other peopleMaybe that's just meBut it made it extremely difficult for me to gain anything out of this novel when it's supposed to be the story of ultimate love and I rolled my eyes and found myself screaming at the male characters She's a bitch why do you even care about her

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Salman Rushdie's most ambitious and Beneath Her ePUB #8608 accomplished novel sure to be hailed as his masterpieceAt the beginning of this stunning novel Vina Apsara a famous and much loved singer is caught up in a devastating earthuake and The Ground Kindle never seen again by human eyes This is her story and that of Ormus Cama the lover who finds loses seeks and again finds her over and over through Knew it was my favorite book ever as soon as I read it Read all the others I'd said that about again just to be sure It was Rushdie's polyglot wordplay and his gift for pun Why is it that multi lingual writers like Rushdie and Nabokov are the most exceptional punsters are irrepressible It's a transcontinental slightly fantastical elseworld story in which making music seems the most important thing a person can do Add to it all the burbling effusive joy with which Rushdie handles language and this book is pretty well hand tailored for me It's also the only place you'll ever find a shout out for the great poet John Shade

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The Ground Beneath Her FeetOut his own extraordinary life in music Their epic Ground Beneath Her MOBI #245 romance is narrated by Ormus's childhood friend and Vina's sometime lover her back door man the photographer Rai whose astonishing voice filled with stories images myths anger wisdom humor and love is perhaps the book's true hero Telling the story of Ormus and Vina he finds that he is also revealing his own truths his human I think Rushdie can be a bit daunting sometimes because he's really an intellectual through and through He fills his writing with countless references to mythology and history in a way that I find rewarding but some may find difficult Rushdie creates the story of a band and music that grows to epic proportions We follow the story of Rai a photographer who falls precariously in love with Vina in India while still very much a boy He basically devotes his whole life to Vina and the language is so strong that by the end you forget that these characters really are fictional and didn't exist Ormus who Vina is also in love with immediately recalls Freddie Mercury of the band ueen who has many similarities The other really engaging thing about this novel is following the characters especially Rai from India to England to America The only weakness is how it ends but I can forgive Rushdie this error as the rest of the writing in the novel is incredibly strong This was the second time I read this one