A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKSalman Rushdies great grasp of the human tragicomedyits dimensions, its absurdities and horrorshas made him one of the most intelligent fiction writers in the English language.Gail Caldwell, The Boston GlobeFury is a profoundly, ecstatically affirmative work of fiction.
He arrives in New York at a time of unprecedented plenty, in the highest hour of Americas wealth and power, seeking to erase himself.
An astonishing work of explosive energy, Fury is by turns a piti and pitch-black comedy, a love story of mesmerizing force, and a disturbing inquiry into the darkest side of human nature.Rushdies ideasabout society, about culture, about politicsare embedded in his stories and in the interlocking momentum with which he tells them.
. All of Rushdies synthesizing energy, the way he brings together ancient myth and old story, contemporary incident and archetypal emotion, transfigures reason into a waking dream.Los Angeles Times Book ReviewWell, here it is, then, his first 3-D, full-volume American novel, finger-snapping, wildly stupefying, often slyly funny, red-blooded and red-toothed.