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Salman Rushdie on Wikipedia
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His work, combining magical realism with historical fiction, is primarily concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations, with much of his fiction being set on the Indian subcontinent.
His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be "the best nove…