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Also by Salman Rushdie:

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Days, September 2015
Hardcover
Joseph Anton, September 2012
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Luka and the Fire of Life, September 2011
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Luka And The Fire Of Life, November 2010
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The Enchantress of Florence, June 2008
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Midnight's Children: A Novel, April 2006
Paperback
Shalimar, The Clown, September 2005
Hardcover
The Satanic Verses, December 2000
Trade Size (reprint)

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Days
Salman Rushdie

Random House
September 2015
On Sale: September 8, 2015
Featuring: Dunia
ISBN: 081299891X
EAN: 9780812998917
Kindle: B00SPVZ9UM
Hardcover / e-Book
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Fantasy | Literature and Fiction | Paranormal

From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story. A lush, richly layered novel in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of storytelling.

In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub–Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor’s office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with blemishes and boils. A seductive gold digger is soon tapped to combat forces beyond imagining.

Unbeknownst to them, they are all descended from the whimsical, capricious, wanton creatures known as the jinn, who live in a world separated from ours by a veil. Centuries ago, Dunia, a princess of the jinn, fell in love with a mortal man of reason. Together they produced an astonishing number of children, unaware of their fantastical powers, who spread across generations in the human world.

Once the line between worlds is breached on a grand scale, Dunia’s children and others will play a role in an epic war between light and dark spanning a thousand and one nights —or two years, eight months, and twenty-eight nights. It is a time of enormous upheaval, in which beliefs are challenged, words act like poison, silence is a disease, and a noise may contain a hidden curse.

Inspired by the traditional “wonder tales” of the East, Salman Rushdie’s novel is a masterpiece about the age-old conflicts that remain in today’s world. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is satirical and bawdy, full of cunning and folly, rivalries and betrayals, kismet and karma, rapture and redemption.

Media Buzz

PBS News Hour - September 8, 2015
Weekend Edition Saturday - September 5, 2015
CBS This Morning - September 4, 2015

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