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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

I have gone, I am pleased to say, on a reading spree. I picked up The God of Small Things written by Arundhati Roy, an Indian writer. Arundhati Roy has incredible command of words and her writing style is very unique. Her writing is very impressive. The story is set in the state of Kerala (South India) and touches upon the themes of family, love, friendship, religion, caste and nationality. What is greatly entertaining is the manner in which Arundhati Roy’s tone becomes child like, which is dominant especially when she is narrating incidents about the children in the novel.  I thought that their childhood was captured most vividly. The plot too is rather interesting and the end sort of gave me goosebumps all over. Continue reading


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