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Salman Rushdie engaged on e e book about being stabbed on stage

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By India Today World Desk: Indian-born author Salman Rushdie is writing a e e book on being stabbed last 12 months on stage in New York. The assault resulted in him shedding sight in a single eye.

“I’m trying to write a book about the attack on me – what happened and what it means, not just about the attack, but around it,” Salman Rushdie was quoted as saying by The Guardian. Rushdie was speaking at an event throughout the UK the place he appeared practically by the use of Zoom.

“It is likely to be a relatively fast e e book, a number of hundred pages. It’s not the only e e book on the earth to place in writing however it certainly’s one factor I have to get earlier with a objective to do something. I can’t truly start writing a novel that’s obtained nothing to do with this, so, I merely should address it,” Rushdie said.

At the event named Hay Festival, Salman Rushdie received the prose medal for his recent book Victory City. Speaking about Victory City, Rushdie said, “Most of us seem to like the e e book and which suggests tons.” Rushdie also said that he was now “doing OK” and was “gratified” by the constructive evaluations Victory City, which was revealed after the assault nonetheless which he accomplished writing sooner than.

Salman Rushdie was stabbed in August last 12 months when he was about to ship a public lecture throughout the United States. Hadi Matar, who stabbed Rushdie, was charged with tried murder.

Rushdie wanted to spend spherical six weeks in a hospital after the knife assault and lack of imaginative and prescient in a single eye. It has reportedly turn into powerful for Rushdie to type as he suffered from hand accidents that led to an absence of feeling in a number of of his fingertips.

Salman Rushdie lived in hiding for practically 10 years after the publication of his e e book The Satanic Verses in 1988 resulted in a fatwa being issued in opposition to him. There had been fairly a number of protests over allegations that the e e book was anti-Islamic. Rushdie obtained demise threats, and the then-leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, known as for the author’s assassination and set a ‘reward’ of $3 million on his head.