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City of the Golden House

M. A. Polland

City of the Golden House

by M. A. Polland

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Published by World"s Work .
Written in English


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Statementby M.A. Polland.
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Open LibraryOL20820959M

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The Golden House is not about Trump himself as much as it is about the conditions that produced him—the conditions, we can now say, with the dawning confidence of retrospect, that made him inevitable.

It reads as if Rushdie sought to write a novel of a specific place (Lower Manhattan) at a singular time (the last days of the Obama.