Sam Leith Sam Leith

To Salman Rushdie, a dream before his attempted murder ‘felt like a premonition’

Though premonitions are not things he believes in, Rushdie notes the many spooky coincidences surrounding the attack – which he describes in gripping, terrifying detail

Rushdie at the Frankfurt Book Fair last year. After the attack in 2022, he lost an eye and almost lost the use of his left hand. [Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/via Getty Images]

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