Midnight’s Children

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This is a many-layered narrative in which the complexities of the Indian sub-continent are projected through the minds of many characters. Comic, tragic and fantastic by turns, this is the novel which revolutionised English fiction.

ISBN: 9780099511892 Author: Rushdie, Salman Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 1st May 2008 Imprint: Vintage Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:22) Pages: 647 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

WITH A NEW 40TH ANNIVERSARY INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR

Born at the stroke of midnight at the exact moment of India’s independence, Saleem Sinai is a special child. However, this coincidence of birth has consequences he is not prepared for: telepathic powers connect him with 1,000 other ‘midnight’s children’ all of whom are endowed with unusual gifts. Inextricably linked to his nation, Saleem’s story is a whirlwind of disasters and triumphs that mirrors the course of modern India at its most impossible and glorious

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