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The Ground Beneath Her Feet by  Salman Rushdie - First Edition, First Printing - 1999 - from Nothing Like A Good Book and Biblio.co.uk

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The Ground Beneath Her Feet

by Rushdie, Salman

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1999. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Author's first novel set in the United States. Vina Apsara is a famous and much-loved singer caught in an earthquake. never seen again by human eyes. It's the story of her loiver, Ormus Cama, who finds, loses , and seeks her again and again over the course of their romance, from Bomaby in the 1950's to the last quarter century in New York. A hint of wear to head of dj spine, a small ding to front flap.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

The Ground Beneath Her Feet is a novel written by Salman Rushdie. Published in 2000, it is a variation on the Orpheus/Eurydice myth with rock music replacing Orpheus' lyre. The myth works as a red thread from which the author sometimes strays, but to which he attaches an endless series of references. The novel has also been turned into a major new performance work combining music and film that premiered at the inaugural Manchester International Festival in England on 29 June 2007.




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