Tag: Satanic Verses

  • The Blasphemer’s Banquet : Part the First (excerpt)

    The Blasphemer’s Banquet is a film poem, it’s here excerpted from the Bloodaxe edition of Shadow of Hiroshima and other film poems, 1995. “When I see bigots wanting Rushdie dead burning a book I’m sure they’ve never read, marble bust or not, Voltaire’s got stored a much more critical book in his old head. I […]