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Midnight's Children

12 Ratings: 3.3
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review by . July 07, 2010
Reminiscent of Faulkner’s Absalom Absalom in its meandering narrative time structure, and playing with mythopoetic structures and dream-reality juxtapositions like Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Maxine Hong Kingston, Rushdie delivers a social and historical critic of India.      The story begins and ends in mythic fashion, blending elements of judeo-christian-mulsim, hindu and many other spiritual practices into the life narrative of Salim Aziz, the first child born at the …
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
A monster of a novel...meandering...digressing...and a narrator that I wouldn't trust with my old sneakers.
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