The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey

In This Review

The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey

By Salman Rushdie
Viking, 1987
170 pp. $12.95
Purchase

The intellectual objectivity of an Indian journalist and novelist struggles against his Third World sympathies and his naïveté, and comes off a distant second. The writing, recounting a three-week visit to Nicaragua, is graceful and absorbing. But it is at the service of ideology, and the author celebrates the findings that faith had certified in advance.

Related Articles

This site uses cookies to improve your user experience. Click here to learn more.

Continue