[Novel] Midnight’s Children (Salman Rushdie)

Midnight's Children


An interesting retelling of the history of Indian independence told through the lens of magical realism and a whole bunch of eccentric and likable characters.

Pleasant, satyric prose
An insane amount of characters makes it hard to remember everyone
Interesting, likable, profound characters
The story feels like it kind of fizzles out instead of the bang its setup seems to indicate
Interesting, relatively captivating plot
A solid, thought-provoking story that spans generations
Enlightening on Indian culture and history

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