Salman Rushdie releases new novel, 6 months after stabbing
08 February 2023 | 4:42 pm
More than 30 years after a fatwa was issued against Salman Rushdie, the author was brutally attacked in the US. But he completed his much-anticipated new novel, "Victory City," which is out now.
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