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Midnight's Children

Midnight's Children

Salman Rushdie

  • $ 1460


About the booksaleem sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on august 15, 1947- the precise minute indias freedom is inaugurated welcomed by a display of cheekily crafted firecrackers, cheering swarms and prime minister nehru himself, saleem grows up to take in the inauspicious results of this fortuitous event each of his enactments are reflected and amplified in occasions that influence the course of national affairs his health and prosperity are inseparably bound to those of his country and his life is as one - on occasion, vague - from the history of his nation maybe most striking are the clairvoyant forces connecting him with indias 1,000 other midnights children, all conceived in that introductory hour and enriched with supernatural endowmentsmidnights children by salman rushdie deals with indias move from british pioneerism to freedom and the partition with elements of magic re...