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Midnight’s Children

Midnight’s Children

Author(s): Salman Rushdie

Location(s): India

Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction

Era(s): 1940s



Saleem’s birth is normal in every way apart from the accident of timing which is the premise of the title. It is an allegory for the birth and development of a nation.

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

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