The Golden Bough by Salman Rushdie
Tuesday’s Tale January 12, 2021
“As the interview progressed I became convinced that I would not get the job.”
This story opens with a common feeling we’ve all experienced. Knowing your job interview begins and ends nowhere. Whatever failures or miscalculations occurred, after too many disappointments and self-blame, what might you do? How desperate might you become when you experience eternal rejection? And there’s an interesting twist here causing that repeated rejection. Our narrator David Gularski goes pretty wild.
Author Salman Rushdie is famous for his stylistic magical realism. This fiction has fascinating flavors of dark humor and an ending that will make you grin.
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Salman Rushdie is a British-Indian novelist best known for the novels ‘Midnight’s Children’ and ‘The Satanic Verses,’ for which he was accused of blasphemy against Islam. In 1988 Rushdie published The Satanic Verses, a novel drenched in magical realism. He’s written eleven novels and collections of essays and works of non-fiction.
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