Episode 245 - ‘The Satanic Verses’: Fatwas & Faux Pas

Episode 245,  May 12, 07:00 AM

If the contents of a 546-page book can get one man murdered, two more seriously injured and its author forced into hiding for nine years, you can be confident of its subject: religion. But despite its reputation, ‘The Satanic Verses’ isn’t a page-by-page deconstruction of Islam. It’s a work of fiction; one that prompted the leader of Iran to call for a worldwide manhunt of anyone involved in its publication. 

So how did one man’s literary skill get another man literally killed?

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