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The God Of Small Things

Roy, Arundhati

Published by Random House, 1997
ISBN 10: 0679457313 / ISBN 13: 9780679457312
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Title: The God Of Small Things

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: Very Good In Wrappers

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New York. 1997. Random House. Uncorrected Proof. Very Good In Wrappers. 321 pages. paperback. 0679457313. keywords: Literature India Women. inventory # 23671. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Southern India 1969. Here, armed only with the invincible innocence of children, Rahel and Esthappen fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family: their lonely, lovely mother, who loves by night the same man her children adore by day.their blind grandmother, who plays Handel on her violin.their beloved uncle, A Rhodes Scholar pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher.their enemy, an ex-nun and incumbent grandaunt.and the ghost of an imperial entomologistís moth. But when their English cousin and her mother arrive for a Christmas visit, the twins learn that things can change in an instant, thatlives can twist into new, ugly shapes, even cease forever. The brilliantly plotted story uncoils with an agonizing sense of foreboding and inevitability. Yet nothing prepares you for what lies at the heart of it. Arundhati Roy was trained as an architect and is also an award-winning screenwriter. THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS is her first novel. Like her twin protagonists, she was raised near her grandmotherís pickle factory in Kerala, India. She now resides in New Delhi. Bookseller Inventory # 23671

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