Midnight"s children


Published by Recorded Books in Prince Frederick, MD .
Written in

  • Paranormal fiction,
  • Poor children,
  • Relations,
  • Fiction,
  • Infants switched at birth,
  • Children of the rich,
  • Hinduism,
  • Islam

  • About the Edition

    In India, one thousand and one children are born in the hour following the midnight commemorating the country"s independence from British rule. And of those children, none is more entwined with the destiny of that land than Saleem Sinai, he of dubious birth and a nose of astounding proportion. Discovering a psychic connection with midnight"s other thousand, Saleem recounts a life both reflecting and recreating the modern history of his oft-troubled homeland.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSalman Rushdie
    ContributionsGregory, Lyndam, narrator
    LC ClassificationsPR6068.U757 M5 2009c
    The Physical Object
    Format[sound recording] /
    Pagination22 audio discs (24 hr., 30 min.)
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26967339M
    ISBN 101436170117
    ISBN 109781436170116


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    Plot Summary

    "Midnight's Children" tells the compelling story of Saleem Sinai and a generation of children born at the exact moment of India's independence from British rule. The narrative explores their unique supernatural powers and intertwines with historical events. As the story unfolds, Rushdie takes readers on a journey through India's tumultuous history, weaving elements of Hinduism and Islam in a rich tapestry of storytelling.

    Key Themes

    The novel delves into several key themes:

    • Paranormal Fiction
    • Poor children and their struggles
    • Relations between characters
    • Infants switched at birth
    • Children of the rich and their privilege
    • Exploration of Hinduism and Islam

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    "'Midnight's Children' is a work of literary genius. Rushdie's storytelling abilities and vivid descriptions make this a captivating read." - BookReviewer789


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