An extraordinary and kaleidoscopic tale of modern India, Midnight's Children recounts
the epic story of Indian Independence and the births of India and Pakistan as seen through the eyes of one remarkable family.

Saleem, born at the stroke of midnight August 15th, 1947, the moment of Indian independence from Britain, is swapped at birth where his life becomes magically entwined with the destinies of the twin nations born at the same moment as he.

One of 1,001 midnight's children, Saleem becomes a symbol of his homeland. One midnight's child determining the state of his nation and the fortunes of his family...

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