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Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (Kashmiri: अहमद सलमान रुशदी, احمد سلمان رشدی ; /sælˈmɑːn ˈrʊʃdi/; born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He is said to combine magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many connections, disruptions and migrations between East and West.

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