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The god of small things / Arundhati Roy.

(Author).
  • ISBN: 0679457313 (acid-free paper) :
  • ISBN: 0060977493
  • Description: xii, 321 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House,

Available copies

  • 36 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Content descriptions

General Note: Winner of the Man Booker Prize for 1997.
Summary: The story of the tragic decline of an Indian family whose members suffer the terrible consequences of forbidden love, The God of Small Things is set in the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India. Armed only with the invincible innocence of children, the twins Rahel and Esthappen fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family -- their lonely, lovely mother, Ammu (who loves by night the man her children love by day), their blind grandmother, Mammachi (who plays Handel on her violin), their beloved uncle Chacko (Rhodes scholar, pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher), their enemy, Baby Kochamma (ex-nun and incumbent grandaunt), and the ghost of an imperial entomologist's moth (with unusually dense dorsal tufts).
Awards Note: Man Booker Prize, 1997.
Subject: Social classes > India > Fiction.
Twins > Fiction.
India > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.