Lit rec #114: “I am the sum total of everything that went before me, of all I have been seen done, of everything done-to-me. I am everyone everything whose being-in-the-world affected was affected by mine. I am anything that happens after I’m gone which would not have happened if I had not come.” (1981).

Culture without essentialism, but with newness and the weight of questioned history.A ripping tale.MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN.

rushdie

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