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Midnight's children

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Saleem Sinal, born precisely at midnight, August 15, 1947, the moment India became independent. Saleem's life parallels the history of his nation.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Epic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rushdie, Salman.
Midnight's children.
London : Jonathan Cape, 1981
(OCoLC)648502538
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie
ISBN: 022401823X 9780224018234 9780099511892 0099511894
OCLC Number: 8234329
Awards: Booker prize
Description: 446 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Salman Rushdie.

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A novel set in 20th century India, whose central character is a man born at the midnight of India's independence.  Read more...

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One of the most important books to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation * The New York Review of Books * Rushdie's novel took a post-colonial "empire fights back" spirit, and a Read more...

 
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