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The God of Small Things

`They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved, and how. And how much.'This is the story of Rahel and Estha, twins growing up among the banana vats and peppercorns of their blind grandmother's factory, and amid scenes of political turbulence in Kerala. Armed only with the innocence of youth, they fashion a childhood in the shade of the wreck that is their family: their lonely, lovely mother, their beloved Uncle Chacko pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher) and their sworn enemy, Baby Kochamma ex-nun, incumbent grand-aunt).Arundhati Roy's Booker Prize-winning novel was the literary sensation of the 1990s: a story anchored to anguish but fuelled by wit and magic.

Product details

Format

Paperback
| 368 pages

Dimensions

128
x 196
x 28mm

| 220g

Publication date
01 May 1998

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers

Imprint
FOURTH ESTATE LTD

Publication City/Country

London, United Kingdom

Language

English

ISBN10
0006550681

ISBN13
9780006550686

Bestsellers rank

174

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