Set against a background of political turbulence in Kerala, this novel tells the story of twins Esthappen and Rahel. Amongst the vats of banana jam and heaps of peppercorns in their grandmother's factory they try to craft a childhood for themselves amidst what constitutes their family.
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The God of Small ThingsReview:
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.
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Book Description Flamingo. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk0002255863
Book Description FLAMINGO, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2255863
Book Description FLAMINGO, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002255863