The God of Small Things
Score: 3.5
From 132 Ratings

The God of Small Things


  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2011-07-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307374677


The God of Small Things Book Description :

The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s modern classic is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevocably 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 i...

The God of Small Things
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

The God of Small Things


  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2008-12-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1588367835


The God of Small Things Book Description :

The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s modern classic is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevocably 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 i...

The God of Small Things
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

The God of Small Things


  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: India
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 014302857X


The God of Small Things Book Description :

International No 1 Bestseller. Winner Of The 1997 Booker Prize &Nbsp;...

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things


  • Author : K. V. Surendran
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: India
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8171568874


The God of Small Things Book Description :

The God Of Small Things : A Saga Of Lost Dreams Is An Attempt To Make An In-Depth Study Of Arundhati Roy S Epoch Making Novel Which Has Brought Laurels To Her And The Country At Large. To Begin With, An Effort Is Made To Have A Close Look At The Main Theme Of The Novel. This Is Followed By An Analysis Of The Main Characters Who Have Their Own Story To Tell. The Novel Is Also Considered As A Critique Of The Contemporary Society. Essays On The Structure Of The Novel And The Narrative Technique Adopted Follow And The Significance Of The Title Is Also Discussed In A Separate Chapter. The Epilogue Considers The Autobiographical Elements In The Novel. The Title Of The Book Becomes Significant As All The Characters, Both Major And Minor Have Shattered Dream...

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things


  • Author : Amitabh Roy
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Social problems in literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8126904097


The God of Small Things Book Description :

The God Of Small Things, The International Best Seller By Arundhati Roy, Has Raised Numerous Questions. Is It A Piece Of Anti-Communist Propaganda? Does It Distort Social Reality? Is It A Cheap Imitation Of The Western Fashion In Novel? Does It Offer Nothing But Play With Words? The Present Book Examines The Novel Sociologically And Answers All These Questions Well.The Book Also Shows That The Novelist Cares For The Neglected In The Society Like Women, Children And Dalits And Even The Environment. She Conveys Messages So Relevant To Our Society And Our Age....

Explorations

Explorations


  • Author : Indira Bhatt
  • Publisher : Creative Book Company (New Delhi)
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050115453


Explorations Book Description :

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Globalization   Colonialism in Arundhati Roy s  The God of Small Things

Globalization Colonialism in Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things


  • Author : Katja Losensky
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2009-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783640357451


Globalization Colonialism in Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things Book Description :

Examination Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, Humboldt-University of Berlin, course: Cross-cultural representations of India, language: English, abstract: In this essay I want to show how globalization and colonialism are phenomenons which cannot be looked at separately when speaking about Indias history and present. Roys book does not only reveal the impact of globalization and colonialism on India and its people but the interconnection between these processes. I will give examples of how globalization and colonialism are linked and how that is shown in Arudhati Roys novel "The God of Small Things" (1997). This is a semi-autobiographical book which includes examples that draw t...

The God of Small Things
Score: 3.5
From 132 Ratings

The God of Small Things


  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Domestic fiction, Indian
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1864422394


The God of Small Things Book Description :

Rahel and Estha, two-egg twins, grow up between vats of banana jam and heaps of peppercorns in their blind grandmother Mammachi's factory. Armed only with the invincible innocence of children, they try to fashion a childhood in the shade of the wreck that is their family - their mother Ammu (who loves by night the man her children love by day), their beloved uncle Chacko (Rhodes scholar, pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom pincher), their enemy Baby Kochamma, and the ghost of a moth....