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"wishful thinking"--exactly

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Submitted by Timothy D Hadley (United States), Aug 19, 2022 at 11:56

A brilliant analysis that brings needed clarity. "Wishful thinking" is the perfect way to describe Mr. Rushdie's approach, even as far back as when he conceived of such a book and believed that he could write and publish it safely.

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