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The god of small things

Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of an Indian family during the 1969 Communist disturbances in Kerala province. It is told through the eyes of a boy and his sister who are the children of a rich rubber planter. Politics, family drama, illicit love. A debut in fiction.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roy, Arundhati.
God of small things.
New York : Random House, ©1997
(OCoLC)638870614
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 0679457313 9780679457312 0006550681 9780006550686 0002255863 9780002255868 0006551092 9780006551096
OCLC Number: 35744382
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1997
Description: xii, 321 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Paradise pickles & preserves --
Pappachi's moth --
Big man the Laltain, small man the Mombatti --
Abhilash talkies --
God's own country --
Cochin kangaroos --
Wisdom exercise notebooks --
Welcome home, our Sophie Mol --
Mrs. Pillai, Mrs. Eapen, Mrs. Rajagopalan --
River in the boat --
God of small things --
Kochu Thomban --
Pessismist and the optimist --
Work is a struggle --
Crossing --
Few hours later --
Cochin harbor terminus --
History house --
Saving Ammu --
Madras mail --
Cost of living.
Responsibility: Arundhati Roy.
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'They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved, and how. And how much.'  Read more...

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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 'Roy is Read more...

 
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It's not just another Indian story

by salmankhan (WorldCat user published 2006-12-10) Excellent Permalink
I am not a reviewer, however, i find this book touching my soul. The contemporary situations in which Ammu(the main character) finds herself in mids of the war between her affection or sexual needs or love, her lonelyness, her kids and the caste system, are very true and relevant to Indian society. The...
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The story which will never be tell in such manner

by dashingshyam (WorldCat user published 2010-12-22) Excellent Permalink

This book can never call a work of fiction.It is very near to all Indians.this story force you to think beyond the well where we live like a frog.this is a whole story about feelings,lack,history, psychology ,culture,sex ,drama.we can say that it's a complete package of humanbeing relationship.  

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