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Publisher Comments:

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide. Equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama, it is the story of an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevokably by the arrival of their beautiful young cousin, Sophie. It is an event that will lead to an illicit liaison and tragedies accidental and intentional, exposing “big things [that] lurk unsaid” in a country drifting dangerously toward unrest. Lush, lyrical, and unnerving, The God of Small Things is an award-winning landmark that started for its author an esteemed career of fiction and political commentary that continues unabated.

Synopsis:

In 1969 Kerala, India, Rahel and her twin brother, Estha, struggle to forge a childhood for themselves amid the destruction of their family life, as they discover that the entire world can be transformed in a single moment. Winner of the Booker Prize. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

About the Author

Arundhati Roy was trained as an architect. She has worked as a production designer and written the screenplays for two films. She lives in New Delhi. This is her first book.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781588367839
Publisher:
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Arundhati Roy
Author:
Roy, Arundhati
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Chinese
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20081216
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
333

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Product details 333 pages Random House Trade Paperbacks - English 9781588367839 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In 1969 Kerala, India, Rahel and her twin brother, Estha, struggle to forge a childhood for themselves amid the destruction of their family life, as they discover that the entire world can be transformed in a single moment. Winner of the Booker Prize. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
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