About this book
A new edition of Rushdie's classic 1981 magic realist novel, which not only won the Booker Prize, but won the Booker of Bookers in 1993. 'One of the most important books to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation' "The New York Review Of Books"
Born at the stroke of midnight at the exact moment of India's independence, Saleem Sinai is a special child. However, this coincidence of birth has consequences he is not prepared for: telepathic powers connect him with 1,000 other 'midnight's children' all of whom are endowed with unusual gifts.