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ISBN13: 9780006551096
ISBN10: 0006551092
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LFG, April 22, 2014 (view all comments by LFG)
This is one of my favorite all time novels. Set in India, the novel takes place from the point of view of one half of a set of young twins (the girl), born into a tangle of a family within a society that still adheres to the caste system with all its sickening riches and ridicule. Roy writes some of the most jaw-dropping language I have ever read, with such twists in the plot that break your heart. I could happily read this book over and over again, and feel elated and destroyed every time.
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kati.stevens, January 1, 2010 (view all comments by kati.stevens)
Published in 1997, but the best I read during the past decade.
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