(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.
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MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN: A NovelUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
When Indian novelist Rushdie arrived with Grimus in 1979 we called him "an imagination to watch." And he'll be watched indeed once this bravura fiction starts circulating—a picaresque entertainment ... Read full review
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Aadam Aziz Ahmed Sinai Amina Sinai aunt ayah Ayooba baba baby Baloch became began Begum beneath birth Bombay Brass Monkey buddha child chutney cutia dark Delhi despite djinns Doctor Aziz dream ears Evie Burns eyes face Farooq father fell finger girl grandfather green hair hand Hanif head Homi Catrack Ibrahim India inside Jamila Singer janum Kashmir knees Lifafa lips listen litde look magicians Mary Pereira Mercurochrome Methwold Methwold's Estate midnight Midnight's Children Mukti Bahini Mumtaz Nadir Khan Naseem never night nose once Padma Pakistan Parvati Parvati-the-witch perforated sheet pickle Picture Singh Reverend Mother Sabarmati Sahib Saleem Sinai secret Shaheed Shiva silence sister smell smile snake Sonny spittoon story Sundarbans tell tetrapod things ticktock told turned uncle voice waiting wall washing-chest watched whatsitsname wife window women Zafar Zagallo Zulfikar