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Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
Midnight's Children
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Salman Rushdie holds the literary world in awe with a jaw-dropping catalog of critically acclaimed novels that have made him one of the world's most celebrated authors. Winner of the prestigious Booker of Bookers, Midnight's Children tells the story of Saleem Sinai, born on the stroke of India's... show more
Salman Rushdie holds the literary world in awe with a jaw-dropping catalog of critically acclaimed novels that have made him one of the world's most celebrated authors. Winner of the prestigious Booker of Bookers, Midnight's Children tells the story of Saleem Sinai, born on the stroke of India's independence.
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
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Merle
Merle rated it
4.0 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
This is a strong work of literary fiction that didn’t strike any special chord with me. I’d tried unsuccessfully to read it several times in the past, but made another attempt this year and can report that it gathers steam as it goes, though it took me a couple hundred pages to start really enjoying...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Review: Midnight's Children
Anyone who has been paying attention knows I love the Man Booker Prize. I love the contest and I enjoy reading the books nominated. It's the one prize that I actively pay attention to (two weeks until the 2015 long list is announced, by the way). I'm excited to open any Booker winner. It's no surp...
Book Which I Have Done Read Them
Book Which I Have Done Read Them rated it
3.0 Midnight's Children
the most beautifully written yet thoroughly boring book I have ever read1 star for the story, it gets to 3 stars for it's prose
AEriko's Book Blog
AEriko's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie is a wonderful writer, and it's easy to see why this novel has received so many accolades. My own enjoyment of the book, though, was hampered by my dislike of the almost rambling prose and by my ignorance of a lot of India's history.
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0 Midnight Feast
This masterpiece uses a matriarchal-feeling jam-factory frame story to portion out the unruly high drama of its protagonist's astonishing biography, itself a gloriously messy and multi-layered metaphor for India under the rule of Indira Gandhi, who appears as a demonic child-killer.I just loved the ...
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