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Salman Rushdie interview on his life, career and new novel

Salman Rushdie interview on his life, career and new novel
Interview; Discussion; News bulletin; Advertisement; Jingle; Trailer
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8 Sep 1995
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Simon Bates interviews guest on his 10am-1pm show Salman Rushdie on his life, career and first novel since The Satanic Verses, The Moor’s Last Sigh, set in the Indian city of Bombay. Includes discussion of his education in England; advertising career; Booker Prize winning novel Midnight’s Children; life in hiding following the imposition of the fatwa; press campaign against him; his relationship with India. With news bulletins (read by Simon Bates and Olivia MacLeod); travel (read by Matthew Schofield and Tim Summers(?)); weather; trailers including David Banks for his Sunday show; jingle; advertisements; discussion on water companies with Chris Sylvester(?), Jackie Highe of Bella magazine and Jerry Hanson of Polite Society. On London Newstalk 1152am.
Olivia MacLeod; Salman Rushdie; Simon Bates; London Newstalk; Matthew Schofield; Tim Summers(?); Jerry Hanson; Chris Sylvester(?); Jackie Highe
Books; Authors; India; Press; Novelists; Novels; Literature; Muslims; Salman Rushdie; Water companies; The Satanic Verses; Controversial literature; Fatwa; Bombay; The Moor’s Last Sigh; Midnight’s Children

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