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Midnight's Children Saleem Sinai Was Born At Midnight, The Midnight Of India S Independence, And Found Himself Mysteriously Handcuffed To History By The Coincidence He Is One Of , Children Born At The Midnight Hour, Each Of Them Endowed With An Extraordinary Talent And Whose Privilege And Curse It Is To Be Both Master And Victims Of Their Times Through Saleem S Gifts Inner Ear And Wildly Sensitive Sense Of Smell We Are Drawn Into A Fascinating Family Saga Set Against The Vast, Colourful Background Of The India Of The Th Century

10 thoughts on “Midnight's Children

  1. says:

    Midnight s Children is not at all a fast read it actually walks the line of being unpleasantly the opposite The prose is dense and initially frustrating in a way that seems almost deliberate, with repeated instances of the narrator rambling ahead

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    Midnight s Children is an absolute masterful piece of writing It is entertaining, intelligent, informative, progressive and even funny it is an astoundingly well balanced epic that captures the birth of a new independent nation I hold it in such high

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    This is my absolute favourite Rushdie novel Its background of the Partition of India and Pakistan after the disastrous and cowardly retreat of the British occupiers and the ensuing Emergency under Indira Ghandi provides a breathtaking tableau for Rushdie s

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    To understand just one life, you have to swallow the worldSalman Rushdie, Midnight s Children For me, one of the most important books of our modern age.I ADORE this playful, historical epic Salman Rushdie is a literary god in my eyes, and can do little wrong

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    What s real and what s true aren t necessarily the same Discard skepticism as you approach this epic Suspend disbelief Because myth and truth blend into each other imperfectly to spin a gossamer fine web of reality on which the nation state is balanced precariousl

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    The power of the storytelling left me speechless all the words were in the novel, and there were none left for me If there ever was a novel that changed the way I read, this is it I must have read each sentence several times, just to follow the thread of the confusing

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    Who what am I My answer I am the sum total of everything that went before me, of all I have been seen done, of everything done to me I am everyone everything whose being in the world affected was affected by mine I am anything that happens after I ve gone which would not

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    Fantastic, intelligent, hilarious, profound, and historically illuminating And the narrator is deliciously unreliable too Need I sayI will His sentences are the kind of energetic super charged masterpieces that I could quote endlessly Here s one plucked utterly at random Into

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    Reading Rushdie s Midnight s Children is like listening to someone else s long winded, rambling re telling of a dream they had And like all people who describe their dreams especially those who do so long past the point where their listeners can believably fake interest or patien

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    I am the sum total of everything that went before me, of all I have been seen done, of everything done to me I am everyone everything whose being in the world affected was affected by mine I am anything that happens after I m gone which would not have happened if I had not comeSalman

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About the Author: Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist Much of his early fiction is set at least partly on the Indian subcontinent His style is often classified as magical realism, while a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections, disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western world.His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, led to protests from Muslims in several countries, some of which were violent Faced with death threats and a fatwa religious edict issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, then Supreme Leader of Iran, which called for him to be killed, he spent nearly a decade largely underground, appearing in public only sporadically In June 2007, he was appointed a Knight Bachelor for services to literature , which thrilled and humbled him In 2007, he began a five year term as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Emory University.