An Indian-born twentieth-century British writer of acclaimed novels such as Midnight's Children and Shame. He went into hiding after the publication of The Satanic Verses, a modern fable of good and evil, which prompted Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini to demand his execution.
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It's for the crime of apostasy (in this case, writing a novel) that Ayatollah Khomenei sent death squads for Salman Rushdie.
Writer Benjamin Anastas has had enough with 140-character bursts, and Rushdie's mourning for Whitney Houston was the last straw.
But Susan Sontag, William T. Vollmann, Salman Rushdie, and Milan Kundera are all vocal fans of Kis.
Salman has been reported to be increasingly ill as well and often not up to the job.With Prince Muqrin’s Appointment, Saudi Succession Crisis Looms|Bruce Riedel|February 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
King Abdullah and Crown Prince Salman are the end of the brood; only a couple of possible remaining half brothers are suitable.
Besides his Biblical works, Salman composed a poetical treatise against the Rabbinite theories.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams
Platform scales were described in an English patent to one Salman in 1796, but their use is not recorded.Inventions in the Century|William Henry Doolittle
Assad and Salman were just saying good-bye, for they had to go back to Melakh.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 1 [of 2]|Anne Blunt
It was by means of a ditch, and Salman had seen it practised in his own country.The Life of Mohammad|Etienne Dinet
Chal did not know that this was Salman himself; but nevertheless he prepared his spear for battle.The Golden Maiden|A. G. Seklemian