True to Rushdie form, this story which centers around the exact hour of India's independence in 1947, is filled with magical realism.   Children are telepathic, and all of India is a family -- a metaphor that is extended to magical degrees.

Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie. My older sister Kate gave it to me. Such a great book.

“To understand just one life you have to swallow the world ... do you wonder, then, that I was a heavy child?" ― Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children

With a specially commissioned introduction by the author and illustrations by Anna Bhushan, the Folio Society edition of Midnight's Children brilliantly evokes the essence of this magical political allegory.

Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie 1981;  won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1981

TBR: Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children, won the Booker Prize in Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent

'Midnight's Children' by Salman Rushdie

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Folio Society - Midnight's Children  I have this one, it's an extraordinary book, lovely edition

Folio Society - Midnight's Children I have this one, it's an extraordinary book, lovely edition

Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie. First Edition Cover

Salman Rushdie MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN First Edition Second Reprint

Midnight's Children 2012 | Satya Bhabha | Shriya Saran | Shabana Azmi | Anupam Kher | Siddharth Narayan | Shahana Goswami | Samrat Chakrabarti | Rahul Bose | Seema Biswas | Darsheel Safary | Deepa Mehta

Midnight's Children - I will need to read the book before I see the movie. Deepa Mehta and Salman Rushdie join forces.

INDIA "Midnight's Children" by Salman Rushdie http://www.tripfiction.com/books/midnights-children/

INDIA "Midnight's Children" by Salman Rushdie http://www.tripfiction.com/books/midnights-children/

First Clips from 'Midnight's Children'

Midnight's Children - Rushdie sold Deepa Mehta the rights for a dollar.

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