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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Please try again later. He loved him too much to believe the simple explanation. And then the idea starts growing on him - to explore the growth of evil just as Shakespeare showed, explored the tragic culmination of it. And because you show the growth, it can no longer be a tragedy, no, Satanic Verses: A Composition He had just finished his thirty-fourth reading of the play.

And because you show the growth, it can no longer be a tragedy, no, no it has to be a comedy. A tragicomedy.

And he set to it. He painted Othello as an Indian actor, worshiped and adored and off on a mad canter to get his Ice Queen, his Desdemona.

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On his way he meets him - the poor man trying to forget his own roots and desperately reinventing himself, his Iago. Yes Iago too was once a man.

What twists of fate made him evil incarnate? Wait a minute, he blinks at his notes, if Iago is evil incarnate, does that not also mean that he is Satan incarnate?

Chamcha then is Satan incarnate? Then Othello has to be God?

A little bit more corruptible maybe? Let us make him the angel Gibreel, he decided. As an aside, as the angel, he can slip into that reality in his dreams and reenact the story history?

Why not call the novel so too, except that it would mean something else - the verses that the real Satan of the story, Iago, sings in Othello's ear. He knows that this might be cause for misunderstanding, might ruffle a few feathers, but it is just a digression, the real story is beyond that - it is not the Event Horizon. But he can't help himself. He never could keep a story simple. Ah, now something beyond mere Othello is taking shape is it not?A Memoir Even the notorious intelligence machinery of the Shah is mentioned: They accused him of misusing freedom of speech.

For Rushdie, its sanctity as scripture is culturally attributed and the divine origin of the revelations is dubious. He is justified. In real life, Koumeni is dead; Rushdie is alive.