By Salman Rushdie

ISBN-10: 0525524703

ISBN-13: 9780525524700

ISBN-10: 1784707090

ISBN-13: 9781784707095

ISBN-10: 178733015X

ISBN-13: 9781787330153

whilst strong real-estate multi-millionaire Nero Golden immigrates to the States lower than mysterious conditions, he and his 3 grownup young ones suppose new identities, taking 'Roman' names, and circulate right into a grand mansion in downtown long island. Arriving almost immediately after the inauguration of Barack Obama, he and his sons, each one striking in his personal correct, speedy identify themselves on the apex of recent York society.

The tale of the Golden family members is advised from the viewpoint in their Manhattanite neighbour and confidant, René, an aspiring filmmaker who unearths within the Goldens the ideal topic. René chronicles the undoing of the home of Golden: the excessive lifetime of cash, of paintings and type, a sibling quarrel, an unforeseen metamorphosis, the coming of an attractive lady, betrayal and homicide, and much away, of their deserted place of birth, a few first rate intelligence work.

Invoking literature, popular culture, and the cinema, Rushdie spins the tale of the yankee zeitgeist during the last 8 years, hitting each beat: the increase of the birther circulate, the Tea get together, Gamergate and identification politics; the backlash opposed to political correctness; the ascendency of the superhero motion picture, and, in fact, the insurgence of a ruthlessly formidable, narcissistic, media-savvy villain donning makeup and with colored hair.

In a brand new international order of other truths, Salman Rushdie has written the last word novel approximately id, fact, terror and lies. an excellent, heartbreaking realist novel that isn't in simple terms uncannily prescient yet indicates one of many world’s maximum storytellers operating on the top of his powers.

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