A list of books by Indian writers referred on Goodreads. Books include A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry, Midnight's Children by  Salman Rushdie, The God of Small Things by  Arundhati Roy,  A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth and many more!

A list of books by Indian writers referred on Goodreads. Books include A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry, Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth and many more!

“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

“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

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.

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.

Salman Rushdie (Midnight's children) - silence has an echo

Salman Rushdie (Midnight's children) - silence has an echo

Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie. For movie info, visit the IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714866/

Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie. For movie info, visit the IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714866/

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

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

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie.  An epic magical realist saga of family and country, connecting far-flung dots into a revealing portrait of the first thirty years of India’s independence from Britain. (click image to read more.)

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie. An epic magical realist saga of family and country, connecting far-flung dots into a revealing portrait of the first thirty years of India’s independence from Britain. (click image to read more.)

In the decade since it won the Booker Prize, Ben Okri's Famished Road has become a classic. Like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children or Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, it combines brilliant narrative technique with a fresh vision to create an essential work of world literature.  The narrator, Azaro, is an abiku, a spirit child, who in the Yoruba tradition of Nigeria exists between life and death. The life he foresees for himself and the tale he tel

In the decade since it won the Booker Prize, Ben Okri's Famished Road has become a classic. Like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children or Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, it combines brilliant narrative technique with a fresh vision to create an essential work of world literature. The narrator, Azaro, is an abiku, a spirit child, who in the Yoruba tradition of Nigeria exists between life and death. The life he foresees for himself and the tale he tel

Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children    I have it on my Kindle, but haven't gotten around to it yet

Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children I have it on my Kindle, but haven't gotten around to it yet

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