Midnight's ChildrenUnknown - 1995
(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.
From Library Staff
Saleem Sinai is born on the very same day as India’s independence - August 15, 1947 at midnight. However, Saleem is anything but ordinary as he finds himself telepathically linked to the 1,000 other children born at the same time. Although Rushdie relies on dense prose and plenty of textual dig... Read More »