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June: Midnight Children by S. Rushdie

Hosted by the Consul of the Basel Books and Beyond Group
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Tue 25 Jun 19:00 - 21:00

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Midnight's Children is a Protected content by British Indian author Salman Rushdie.
It deals with India's transition from British colonialism to independence and the partition of British India. It is considered an example of postcolonial, postmodern, and magical realist literature.
The story is told by its chief protagonist, Saleem Sinai, and is set in the context of actual historical events. The style of preserving history with fictional accounts is self-reflexive.

Midnight's Children won several prices, including the Booker Prize, it was also added to to the list of Great Books of the 20th Century and one of the Protected content novels of all time.