Cry the Beloved Rushdie Review

(subtitled “The Return of the Rushdie)

I wrote it.  I wrote it on Goodreads first.  I proofed it and poof.  Gone as gone can be.  I liked that revue.  It is not near any surface – it landed deep in a cyber cemetery hidden by the last shot of Cassini falling and the moon revealing the sun almost a month ago. I am beyond bereft.  My stomach roils.

Because I never takes notes when I read novels – “The Golden House” was a first.  Instead of trying to rewrite my deceased parrot of a review I will simply share the notes I made and hope it inspires you to read this book:

“Bippity bopping, name dropping, tangential direction and  hinting at pointless at times  (a clever device), over stuffed, polymathic.  Quotes by everyone and the personal conceit of a knighted, beknighted, fatwaed, word wizard worthy of Hogwarts.

Layers and layers of images, places, events locales and flights of fantastic meanderings that would not fall apart whether shaken or stirred.  So well constructed I smiled and laughed and fell into this Return of the Rushdie – almost sensing’ midnight’s children exhaling the moor’s last sigh’.

I loved it.  Just look at the mess of a commentary it inspired in me. My hair is standing on end.  The feeling was like a sudden rain with enormous drops. If you read it let me hear your thoughts.

Thank you Sir Salman.


Author: voolavex

Read far too much. Mostly everything. India - lots. Two children. One sings; the other doesn't. One RD. Insider info One Other Son, New Extra Son Pets. Cats. Lots. One BBBBF - of 36 yrs Over a certain age but who cares. Vain, but no tweaks or lifts. Happily Married (Cougar in my mind) 22 yrs. Opinions on everything One word~ Pragmatic Weaknesses: Books, shoes, handbags, makeup, thrift stores How Do I Look - Better than I should. My Life So Far. Great ride everywhere in excellent company. Mostly.

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