by Salman Rushdie
Midnight's Children: Quotes Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Midnight's Children? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who said, "For the next three decades, there was to be no escape. Soothsayers had prophesied me, newspapers celebrated my arrival, politicos ratified my authenticity"?
Q. Who said, "whatsitsname"?
Q. Who said, "What a useless son you've got, Amma; can't you see there's a hole in the middle of me the size of a melon"?
Q. Who said, "Never mind about that; art should uplift; it should remind us of our glorious literary heritage"?
Wee Willie Winky
Q. Who said, "In my village there is no shame in being named for the Dung Goddess. Write at once that you are wrong, completely"?
The Rani of Cooch Naheen