Salman Rushdie’s Novel “Shame”

Salman Rushdie (© Wikimedia)

In this programme the renowned and controversial writer Salman Rushdie discusses his third novel “Shame”, published in 1983. The story is set in postcolonial Pakistan and explores the disturbing link between shame and violence and between shame and shamelessness. A pioneering novel about artificial and true identity.

Produced and presented by Pete Myers

Broadcast in “Mainstream Asia” 14 October 1983