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MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN by  Salman Rushdie - First Edition - 1981-03-12 - from Mark Lavendier, Bookseller (SKU: SKU1027549)

MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN

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MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN

by Rushdie, Salman

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
039451470X
ISBN 13
9780394514703
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Knopf, 1981-03-12. Hardcover. Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf; New York, 1981. Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Fine, grey and maroon binding with silver lettering on front board and spine, deckle fore-edge, dog eared page 35/36, mild scattered foxing to pastedowns/endpapers and text block edges, in a Near Fine, trace spine fade, bit of sunning to panels/flaps and verso, very small tear top front panel edge, Dust Wrapper. A nice, clean and unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 446pp. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.

Synopsis

Midnight's Children is an epic book of magical realism, a poioumenon about India's transition from British colonialism to independence. It was written by Salman Rushdie in 1981 and is considered an example of postcolonial literature. The story is expressed through various characters and is contexted by actual historical events as with historical fiction. Midnight's Children won both the 1981 Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for the same year.

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Details

Bookseller
Mark Lavendier, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
SKU1027549
Title
MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN
Author
Rushdie, Salman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
039451470X
ISBN 13
9780394514703
Publisher
Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1981-03-12

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