Midnight's Children

Salman Rushdie (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
April 04, 2006
Pages
533
Dimensions
5.02 X 8.3 X 1.16 inches | 0.88 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812976533
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About the Author

SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of fourteen novels--including Luka and the Fire of Life; Grimus; Midnight's Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker); Shame; The Satanic Verses; Haroun and the Sea of Stories; The Moor's Last Sigh; The Ground Beneath Her Feet; Fury; Shalimar the Clown; The Enchantress of Florence; Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights; The Golden House; and Quichotte--and one collection of short stories: East, West. He has also published four works of non-fiction--Joseph Anton, The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands, and Step Across This Line--and coedited two anthologies, Mirrorwork and Best American Short Stories 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. A former president of PEN American Center, Rushdie was knighted in 2007 for services to literature.

Reviews

"Extraordinary . . . one of the most important [novels] to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation."
-The New York Review of Books

"The literary map of India is about to be redrawn. . . . Midnight's Children sounds like a continent finding its voice."
-The New York Times

"In Salman Rushdie, India has produced a glittering novelist- one with startling imaginative and intellectual resources, a master of perpetual storytelling."
-The New Yorker

"A marvelous epic . . . Rushdie's prose snaps into playback and flash-forward . . . stopping on images, vistas, and characters of unforgettable presence. Their range is as rich as India herself."
-Newsweek

"Burgeons with life, with exuberance and fantasy . . . Rushdie is a writer of courage, impressive strength, and sheer stylistic brilliance."
-The Washington Post Book World

"Pure story-an ebullient, wildly clowning, satirical, descriptively witty charge of energy."
-Chicago Sun-Times