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Submitted by dagny (South Korea), Feb 16, 2012 at 10:51

Mr Rushdie was a very brave man at the time of his publishing the famous book. I believe it sparked an awareness around the world. I wonder if had at that time the realisation that he would be targeted by Muslims for death for blaspheming the prophet.

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