Midnight's Children

Midnight's Children is a 1980 beuk bi Salman Rushdie that deals wi Indie's transeetion frae Breetish colonialism tae unthirldom an the pairteetion o Indie. It is considerit an example o postcolonial leeteratur an magical realism. The story is tauld bi its chief protagonist, Saleem Sinai, an is set in the context o actual historical events as wi historical feection.

Midnight's Children wan baith the Booker Prize an the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1981. It wis awardit the "Booker of Bookers" Prize an the baist aw-time prize winners in 1993 an 2008 tae celebrate the Booker Prize 25t an 40t anniversaries.[1][2] It wis an aw eikit tae the leet o Great Books of the 20th Century, publisht bi Penguin Books.

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  1. Midnight’s Children wins the Best of the Booker Archived 2008-11-21 at the Wayback Machine (in Inglis)
  2. "Rushdie wins Best of Booker prize" (in Inglis). BBC News. 10 Julie 2008.