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Title:
Midnight's children
Author:
Rushdie, Salman.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : A.A. Knopf, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
xxxi, 589 pages ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780679444626
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)A classic novel, in which the man who calls himself the "bomb of Bombay" chronicles the story of a child and a nation that both came into existence in 1947--and examines a whole people's capacity for carrying inherited myths and inventing new ones.


Author Notes

Salman Rushdie was born in India on June 19, 1947. He was raised in Pakistan and educated in England. His novels include Grimus, Shame, 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, Luka and the Fire of Life, and The Golden House. His non-fiction works include Joseph Anton, Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, and Step across This Line. He also wrote a collection of short stories entitled East, West. He has received numerous awards including the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel twice, the James Tait Black Prize, the French Prix du Meilleur Livre √Čtranger, the Booker Prize in 1981 for Midnight's Children, and the 2014 PEN/Pinter Prize.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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