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Monday, November 14, 2005

Chicken Tikka = A Force of Assimilation

“[Homi] Bhabha began the discussion by asking Rushdie about his tendency to use nonrealistic forms such as fable and allegory in his fiction. ‘Well, you and I know that allegory is an Indian disease. In India everything is allegorical. Lunch is allegorical.’ ”

From a report on a recent Salman Rushdie reading in Cambridge.


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