Salman Rushdie is a popular British-Indian author

The Old Man in the Piazza, by Salman Rushdie – The New Yorker

(This article first appeared in The New Yorker on November 23, 2020) 

Every day, at about four o’clock in the afternoon, when the sun’s heat has begun to diminish, the old man comes into the piazza. He walks slowly, shuffling his feet, which are encased in dusty brown loafers…

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