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The god of small things

Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: London : Flamingo, an imprint of HarperCollins, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set against a background of political turbulence in Kerala, this is the story of twins Esthappen and Rahel who try to craft a childhood for themselves amongst the vats of banana jam and heaps of peppercorns in their grandmother's factory.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 0006550681 9780006550686 0006551092 9780006551096 0002255863 9780002255868
OCLC Number: 318941727
Awards: Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1997
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for Best of the Bestsellers 1998
Description: 339 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Arundhati Roy.

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`Richly deserving the rapturous praise it has received on both sides of the Atlantic..."The God of Small Things" achieves a genuine tragic resonance. It is, indeed, a masterpiece.' Observer Read more...

 
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