A history of India since independence seen through the eyes of characters born on that independence was granted.
Often hailed as a classic of magic realism, this is a many-layered and entralling narrative in which the complexities of the sub-continent are projected through the minds of its many characters, comic, tragic and fantastic by turns, this is the novel which revolutionized English literature in one fell swoop.
MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN was voted in the Booker of Bookers in 1993.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 589 pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 21/09/1995
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781857152173