Midnight's Children

Born at the stroke of midnight, at the precise moment of India's independence, Saleem Sinai is destined from birth to be special. For he is one of 1,001 children born in the midnight hour, children who all have special gifts, children with whom Saleem is telepathically linked.

But there has been a terrible mix up at birth, and Saleem’s life takes some unexpected twists and turns. As he grows up amidst a whirlwind of triumphs and disasters, Saleem must learn the ominous consequences of his gift, for the course of his life is inseparably linked to that of his motherland, and his every act is mirrored and magnified in the events that shape the newborn nation of India. It is a great gift, and a terrible burden.

Rezension
"Rushdie’s novel took a post-colonial “empire fights back” spirit, and a deep personal understanding of the politics of Indian partition, and exploded them into something teeming with imaginative life… He inhabits a hybrid consciousness, with a telepathic connection to the other children of midnight, and tells its stories for all he is worth."
Zitat
'Salman Rushdie has earned the right to be called one of our great storytellers.' Observer 'Huge, vital, engrossing... in all senses a fantastic book.' Sunday Times 'The literary map of India has been redrawn... Midnight's Children sounds like a country finding its voice.' New York Times 'A brilliant and endearing novel.' London Review of Books
… weiterlesen

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt
Seitenzahl 672, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 07.09.2010
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781409028482
Verlag Random House UK
eBook
9,49
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 57996526
    Golden House
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    19,99
  • 42459398
    Tropic of Cancer
    von Henry Miller
    eBook
    9,49
  • 43898958
    Girl Online: On Tour
    von Zoe (Zoella) Sugg
    eBook
    6,99
  • 28113669
    The Satanic Verses
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    9,49
  • 28114758
    Luka and the Fire of Life
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    10,99
  • 28114259
    Imperium
    von Robert A. Harris
    eBook
    3,99
  • 28114370
    Fury
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    8,49
  • 28114587
    Step Across This Line
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    9,99
  • 26688814
    The Fifth Elephant
    von Terry Pratchett
    eBook
    8,49
  • 42742018
    Zwei Jahre, acht Monate und achtundzwanzig Nächte
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    9,99
  • 26688046
    Shalimar the Clown
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    8,49
  • 28112873
    Enduring Love
    von Ian McEwan
    eBook
    8,49
  • 34005088
    Self, Nation, Text in Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children"
    von Neil ten Kortenaar
    eBook
    76,65
  • 45123406
    凡人约拿 (Jonah)
    von Maria Flanagan
    eBook
    9,04
  • 32016319
    Gebrauchsanweisung für Indien
    von Ilija Trojanow
    eBook
    12,99
  • 27891708
    The Redbreast
    von Jo Nesbo
    eBook
    8,49
  • 42609520
    Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
    von Salman Rushdie
    eBook
    9,49
  • 47872049
    Der Flammenträger
    von Bernard Cornwell
    (7)
    eBook
    9,99
  • 42799693
    Modern Romance
    von Aziz Ansari
    eBook
    8,49
  • 42045872
    Go Set a Watchman
    von Harper Lee
    eBook
    8,49

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children

von Salman Rushdie

eBook
9,49
+
=
Die Betrogene - Charlotte Link

Die Betrogene

von Charlotte Link

(73)
eBook
9,99
+
=

für

19,48

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen