The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie

The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie

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What Do We Do When The World'S Walls - Its Family Structures, Its Value-Systems, It Political Forms - Crumble? The Central Character Of This Novel, 'Moor' Zogoiby, Only Son Of A Wealthy, Artistic-Bohemian Bombay Family, Finds Himself In Such A Moment Of Crisis. His Mother, A Famous Painter And An Emotional Despot, Worships Beauty, But Moor Is Ugly, He Has A Deformed Hand. Moor Falls In Love, With A Married Woman; When Their Secret Is Revealed, Both Are Expelled; A Suicide Pact Is Proposed, But Only The Woman Dies. Moor Chooses To Accept His Fate, Plunges Into A Life Of Depravity In Bombay, Then Becomes Embroiled In A Major Financial Scandal. The Novel Ends In Spain, In The Studio Of A Painter Who Was A Lover Of Moor'S Mother: In A Violent Climax Moor Has, One More, To Decide Whether To Save The Life Of His Lover By Sacrificing His Own. This 2006 Vintage Paperback is in good condition. Cover lightly worn.

ISBN: 9780099592419 SKU: 1128455 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.