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The god of small things tells the story of one family in the town of ayemenem in kerala, india the temporal setting shifts back and forth. The god small things by arundhati roy is one of my favorite books so naturally, i was over the moon when it was announced that arundhati roy has a new book coming out in june: the ministry of. Arundhati roy the god of small things (1997) is the debut novel of indian writer arundhati roy it is a story about the childhood experiences of fraternal twins whose lives are destroyed by the love laws that lay down who should be loved, and how. What made the experience of listening to the god of small things the most enjoyable the narrator is an excellent match for the material she navigates the english.
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