From fatwa to jihad : the Rushdie affair and its legacy / Kenan Malik Malik, Kenan, 1960-

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Malik, Kenan, 1960-
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Rushdie, Salman.; Islam and literature.; Satanic verses (Rushdie, Salman)
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On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Rushdie fatwa, ""From Fatwa to Jihad"" tells, for the first time, the full story of this defining episode and explores its repercussions and resonance through to contemporary debates about Islam, terror, free speech and Western values. When a thousand Muslim protesters paraded through a British town with a copy of Salman Rushdie's ""The Satanic Verses"" before ceremoniously burning the book it was an act motivated by anger and offence as well as one calculated to shock and offend. It did more than that: the image of the burning book became an i.
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