Winner of the 1997 Booker Prize. The richly exotic story of the childhood the twins Esthappen and Rahel craft for themselves amongst India’s vats of banana jam and mountains of peppercorns.
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In her first novel, award-winning Indian screenwriter Arundhati Roy conjures a whoosh of wordplay that rises from the pages like a brilliant jazz improvisation. The God of Small Things is nominally the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and the rest of their family, but the book feels like a million stories spinning out indefinitely; it is the product of a genius child-mind that takes everything in and transforms it in an alchemy of poetry. The God of Small Things is at once exotic and familiar to the Western reader, written in an English that's completely new and invigorated by the Asian Indian influences of culture and language.Review:
“This is a very rare beast, a Booker prize winner which is accessible, sexy and quite astonishingly enjoyable.”
Daily Mail 12/12/97
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Book Description Harper Collins Audio Books, 1997. Audio Book (Cassette). Book Condition: Very Good. 2 CASSETTES, CASSETTEs, in very good condition, Case very good as well. Bookseller Inventory # 061212 13
Book Description HarperCollins Audio, 1997. Audio Book(Cassette). Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-258-68-3094003
Book Description HarperCollins Audio, 1997. Audio Book(Cassette). Book Condition: Very Good. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # HH-258-68-3094003