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Midnight's Children

Midnight's Children


by Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children: Quotes True or False

1. 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"? -> Saleem
2. Who said, "whatsitsname"? -> Naseem Aziz
3. 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"? -> Shiva
4. Who said, "Never mind about that; art should uplift; it should remind us of our glorious literary heritage"? -> Mian Abdullah
5. 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