Midnight's Children

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Penguin Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Fiction - 533 pages
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"An extraordinary novel...one of the most important to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation. AIt? is to modern India what Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum is to modern Germany." --Robert Towers, The New York Times Book Review

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Hauntingly beautiful prose. - LibraryThing
The writing style was painful. - LibraryThing
This is very complex story telling. - LibraryThing
And there are moments of incredibly powerful imagery. - LibraryThing
Politics, history, humor and the finest prose. - LibraryThing
Rushdie's writing is actually very funny & endearing. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Arunava Sircar - Goodreads

A weird book I must say. The writing style is full of digressions, it's written in the mode of thinking aloud and in parallel narration of the story. The content of the story is really great and it ... Read full review

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This celebrated novel has been reviewed so many times already that mine will seem superfluous. So, these are simply some thoughts I had... Rushdie's use of magical realism and humor soften what is ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Salman Rushdie was born in India on June 19, 1947. He was raised in Pakistan and educated in England. His novels include Grimus, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life. His non-fiction works include Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, and Step across This Line. He has received numerous awards including the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (twice), the James Tait Black Prize, the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Booker Prize in 1981for Midnight's Children, and the 2014 PEN/Pinter Prize.

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