Salman Rushdie

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This week's castaway on Desert Island Discs is one of the most prominent novelists in the English language today. Author of the prize-winning novel Midnight's Children and weaver of magic yarns which embody myth, memory and politics, he is the Indian-born writer Salman Rushdie. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about the forces which have influenced his life and work.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Call Of The Valley by Shivkumar Sharma
Book: Arabian Nights (1000 and One Nights)
Luxury: Unlisted radio telephone

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 23 Sep 1988 09:05

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestSalman Rushdie

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