Where Did Salman Rushdie Go To High School And College?

Salman Rushdie is a popular Indian-born British-American novelist. He was born on June 19, 1947, Bombay (now Mumbai, India). He was considered a controversial figure because of his treatment of sensitive religious and political subjects.

In 1981, his second novel, Midnight’s Children (1981) won him the Booker Prize.  and was deemed to be “the best novel of all winners” on two occasions.

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He was elected as a member of the Royal Society of Literature in 1983. Salman married his first wife, Clarissa Luard from 1976 to 1987. Clarissa was a Literature officer of the Arts Council of England.

Salman Rushdie

In January 1989, Salman’s fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, was denounced as blasphemous by the Muslim community leaders in Britain and publicly demonstrated publicly against the book.

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This led to the issuance of a fatwa (legal opinion) against him by the Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Where Did Salman Rushdie Go To High School And College?

Salman Rushdie attended Rugby School and the University of Cambridge, where he obtained M.A. degree in history in the year 1968.

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He also attended The Cathedral and John Connon School.

Source: Kingaziz.com

Source: Kingaziz.com