Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children

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  • Booker Prize(1981)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(090)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1981)

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bio notes:
born: 6/19/1947
born as: Ahmed Salman Rushdie
nationality: India

Anglo-Indian novelist who was condemned to death by leading Iranian Muslim clerics in 1989 for allegedly having blasphemed Islam in his novel The Satanic Verses (1988). His case became the focus of an international controversy. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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