kalyan edited the summary of Midnight's Children Sunday, June 26, 2011.
Midnight's Children is Rushdie at his finest. The book is surrealist fiction that deals with the history of India from 1910 to the declaration of independence .
Midnight's Children won both the 1981 Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for the same year. It was awarded the "Booker of Bookers" Prize and the best all-time prize winners in 1993 and 2008 to celebrate the Booker Prize 25th and 40th anniversary.