Rushdie
biographical name (Ahmed) Salman 1947- British (Indian-born) writer

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  • Rushdie —   [ rʊʃdi], Ahmed Salman, britischer Schriftsteller indischer Herkunft, * Bombay 19. 6. 1947; lebt seit 1961 in England, seit 1964 britischer Staatsbürger. Mit seinem Roman »Midnight s children« (1981; deutsch »Mitternachtskinder«), der im Stil… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rushdie — Rushdie, Salman …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rushdie — (Salman) (né en 1947) romancier britannique d origine indienne: les Enfants de minuit (1983), les Versets sataniques (1988), livre sacrilège aux yeux des musulmans traditionnalistes qui lui a valu des menaces de mort …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rushdie — Salman Rushdie Salman Rushdie Salman Rushdie lors d un déjeuner en l honneur d Amos Oz à Manhattan, en 2008 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rushdie — Salman Rushdie in Warschau, 3. Oktober 2006 Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (Urdu ‏سلمان رشدی‎), * 19. Juni 1947 in Bombay (heute Mumbai), Indien, ist ein indisch britischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rushdie — (1947– ) a British writer, born in India. His first successful novel was Midnight’s Children (1981), which won the Booker Prize. It was followed by Shame (1983). A later novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was about the religion of Islam, and was… …   Universalium

  • Rushdie — noun British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947) • Syn: ↑Salman Rushdie, ↑Ahmed Salman Rushdie • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rushdie — Rush|die, Sal|man (1947 ) a British writer born in India, who won the Booker Prize for his novel Midnight s Children. In 1988 his novel The Satanic Verses offended Muslims because they said that it was insulting to their religion, with the result …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rushdie — /ˈrʌʃdi/ (say rushdee) noun Sir (Ahmed) Salman /ˈsalman/ (say sahlmahn), born 1947, Indian writer living in England; novels include Midnight s Children (1981) which won the Booker Prize and The Satanic Verses (1988); placed under a death sentence …   Australian English dictionary

  • RUSHDIE (S.) — Né à Bombay en 1947 dans une famille musulmane laïque de la bourgeoisie, Salman Rushdie poursuit ses études secondaires au Royaume Uni, dans la prestigieuse public school de Rugby avant d’être admis à l’université de Cambridge pour étudier… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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