The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781588367839
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Release: 2008-12-16
Editor: Random House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s modern classic is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevocably by the arrival of their beautiful young cousin, Sophie. It is an event that will lead to an illicit liaison and tragedies accidental and intentional, exposing “big things [that] lurk unsaid” in a country drifting dangerously toward unrest. Lush, lyrical, and unnerving, The God of Small Things is an award-winning landmark that started for its author an esteemed career of fiction and political commentary that continues unabated. Praise for The God of Small Things “Dazzling . . . as subtle as it is powerful.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “[The God of Small Things] offers such magic, mystery, and sadness that, literally, this reader turned the last page and decided to reread it. Immediately. It’s that haunting.”—USA Today “The quality of Ms. Roy’s narration is so extraordinary—at once so morally strenuous and so imaginatively supple—that the reader remains enthralled all the way through.”—The New York Times Book Review “A novel of real ambition must invent its own language, and this one does.”—John Updike, The New Yorker “Outstanding. A glowing first novel.”—Newsweek “Splendid and stunning.”—The Washington Post Book World

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780307374677
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Release: 2011-07-27
Editor: Vintage Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s modern classic is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevocably by the arrival of their beautiful young cousin, Sophie. It is an event that will lead to an illicit liaison and tragedies accidental and intentional, exposing “big things [that] lurk unsaid” in a country drifting dangerously toward unrest. Lush, lyrical, and unnerving, The God of Small Things is an award-winning landmark that started for its author an esteemed career of fiction and political commentary that continues unabated.

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 339
ISBN: 014302857X
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Release: 2002
Editor: Penguin Books India
Language: en

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Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things
Author: Julie Mullaney
Pages: 93
ISBN: 0826453279
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Release: 2002-03-30
Editor: A&C Black
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is part of a new series of guides to contemporary novels. The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to some of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential novels of recent years - from ‘The Remains of the Day' to ‘White Teeth'. A team of contemporary fiction scholars from both sides of the Atlantic has been assembled to provide a thorough and readable analysis of each of the novels in question.

Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things
Author: Alex Tickell
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781134245048
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Release: 2007-05-07
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

On publication Arundhati Roy's first novel The God of Small Things (1997) rapidly became an international bestseller, winning the Booker Prize and creating a new space for Indian literature and culture within the arts, even as it courted controversy and divided critical opinion. This guide to Roy’s ground-breaking novel offers: an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of The God of Small Things a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present a selection of new essays and reprinted critical essays by Padmini Mongia, Aijaz Ahmad, Brinda Bose, Anna Clarke, Émilienne Baneth-Nouailhetas and Alex Tickell on The God of Small Things, providing a range of perspectives on the novel and extending the coverage of key critical approaches identified in the survey section cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of The God of Small Things and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Roy's text.

Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things
Author: Amar Nath Prasad
Pages: 278
ISBN: 817625522X
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Release: 2004
Editor: Sarup & Sons
Language: en

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The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things
Author: Amitabh Roy
Pages: 152
ISBN: 8126904097
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Release: 2005
Editor: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The God Of Small Things, The International Best Seller By Arundhati Roy, Has Raised Numerous Questions. Is It A Piece Of Anti-Communist Propaganda? Does It Distort Social Reality? Is It A Cheap Imitation Of The Western Fashion In Novel? Does It Offer Nothing But Play With Words? The Present Book Examines The Novel Sociologically And Answers All These Questions Well.The Book Also Shows That The Novelist Cares For The Neglected In The Society Like Women, Children And Dalits And Even The Environment. She Conveys Messages So Relevant To Our Society And Our Age.

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things
Author: K. V. Surendran
Pages: 253
ISBN: 8171568874
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Release: 2000
Editor: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The God Of Small Things : A Saga Of Lost Dreams Is An Attempt To Make An In-Depth Study Of Arundhati Roy S Epoch Making Novel Which Has Brought Laurels To Her And The Country At Large. To Begin With, An Effort Is Made To Have A Close Look At The Main Theme Of The Novel. This Is Followed By An Analysis Of The Main Characters Who Have Their Own Story To Tell. The Novel Is Also Considered As A Critique Of The Contemporary Society. Essays On The Structure Of The Novel And The Narrative Technique Adopted Follow And The Significance Of The Title Is Also Discussed In A Separate Chapter. The Epilogue Considers The Autobiographical Elements In The Novel. The Title Of The Book Becomes Significant As All The Characters, Both Major And Minor Have Shattered Dreams. Even Ayemenem And Ayemenem House Have Lost Their Old Glory And In A Certain Sense Have Lost Their Dreams. Rev. John Ipe S Father Is The Oldest Member Of The Ayemenem Family Who Makes His Appearance In The Novel. Then We Have John Ipe Himself And His Wife Aleyooty Ammachi Both Disappointed For One Reason Or The Other. Baby Kochamma, Pappachi, Mammachi, Chacko, Margaret Kochamma, Ammu, Estha, Rahel, Sophie Mol, Velutha, Vellya Paapen Have All A Similar Kind Of Existence In The Novel. The Book, It Is Hoped, Will Be Of Immense Help To The Students Who Pursue Research On Roy And, Of Course, To The Academic Community At Large.

The Harpercollins Flamingo Collection The god of small things

The Harpercollins Flamingo Collection  The god of small things
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0007617011
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Release: 2000
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Explorations

Explorations
Author: Indira Bhatt,Indira Nityanandam
Pages: 190
ISBN: UOM:39015050115453
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Release: 1999
Editor: Creative Book Company (New Delhi)
Language: en

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Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things
Author: R. S. Sharma,Shashi Bala Talwar
Pages: 123
ISBN: STANFORD:36105119823115
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Release: 1998
Editor: Creative Book Company (New Delhi)
Language: en

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Why Read Moby Dick

Why Read Moby Dick
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781101545218
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Release: 2011-10-20
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A “brilliant and provocative” (The New Yorker) celebration of Melville’s masterpiece—from the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye One of the greatest American novels finds its perfect contemporary champion in Why Read Moby-Dick?, Nathaniel Philbrick’s enlightening and entertaining tour through Melville’s classic. As he did in his National Book Award–winning bestseller In the Heart of the Sea, Philbrick brings a sailor’s eye and an adventurer’s passion to unfolding the story behind an epic American journey. He skillfully navigates Melville’s world and illuminates the book’s humor and unforgettable characters—finding the thread that binds Ishmael and Ahab to our own time and, indeed, to all times. An ideal match between author and subject, Why Read Moby-Dick? will start conversations, inspire arguments, and make a powerful case that this classic tale waits to be discovered anew. “Gracefully written [with an] infectious enthusiasm…”—New York Times Book Review

Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

Things That Can and Cannot Be Said
Author: Arundhati Roy,John Cusack
Pages: 119
ISBN: 9788193284100
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Release: 2016
Editor: Juggernaut Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the winter of 2014, Arundhati Roy and actor John Cusack met Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg, the Snowden of the 1960s. Their conversations touched on some of the great themes of our times Ð the nature of the state, surveillance in an era of perpetual war, and the meaning of patriotism

Reading Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things

Reading Arundhati Roy s The God of Small Things
Author: Carole Froude-Durix,Jean-Pierre Durix
Pages: 166
ISBN: 2905965800
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Release: 2002
Editor: Editions Universitaires de Dijon
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This collection of essays studies the complex criss-crossing of time, narration, tropes and cultural references which forms the architecture of Arundhati Roy's novel The God of Small Things. Can her particular approach be called post-colonial or postmodern? Is her use of the hyperbole simply a strategy aimed at satisfying the Western taste for exoticism? Is her novel a plea for hybridity or simply a sophisticated expression of binarism? The essays in this volume bring an important contribution to the debate on the relationship between art, nation, identity and desire in a post-colonial context which is increasingly influenced by globalization.

The Cost of Living

The Cost of Living
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780307367129
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Release: 2010-12-10
Editor: Vintage Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the bestselling author of The God of Small Things comes a scathing and passionate indictment of big government's disregard for the individual. In her Booker Prize-winning novel, The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy turned a compassionate but unrelenting eye on one family in India. Now she lavishes the same acrobatic language and fierce humanity on the future of her beloved country. In this spirited polemic, Roy dares to take on two of the great illusions of India's progress: the massive dam projects that were supposed to haul this sprawling subcontinent into the modern age--but which instead have displaced untold millions--and the detonation of India's first nuclear bomb, with all its attendant Faustian bargains. Merging her inimitable voice with a great moral outrage and imaginative sweep, Roy peels away the mask of democracy and prosperity to show the true costs hidden beneath. For those who have been mesmerized by her vision of India, here is a sketch, traced in fire, of its topsy-turvy society, where the lives of the many are sacrificed for the comforts of the few. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 464
ISBN: 0735234361
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Release: 2018-05
Editor: Penguin Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist The Ministry of Utmost Happinessis a dazzling new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The God of Small Things. It takes us on an intimate journey of many years across the Indian subcontinent--from the cramped neighborhoods of Old Dehli and the roads of the new city to the mountains and valleys of Kashmir and beyond, where war is peace and peace is war. It is an aching love story and a decisive remonstration, a story told in a whisper, in a shout, through unsentimental tears and sometimes with a bitter laugh. Each of its characters is indelibly, tenderly rendered. Its heroes are people who have been broken by the world they live in and then rescued, patched together by acts of love--and by hope. The tale begins with Anjum--who used to be Aftab--unrolling a threadbare Persian carpet in a city graveyard she calls home. We encounter the odd, unforgettable Tilo and the men who loved her--including Musa, sweetheart and ex-sweetheart, lover and ex-lover; their fates are as entwined as their arms used to be and always will be. We meet Tilo's landlord, a former suitor, now an intelligence officer posted to Kabul. And then we meet the two Miss Jebeens: the first a child born in Srinagar and buried in its overcrowded Martyrs' Graveyard; the second found at midnight, abandoned on a concrete sidewalk in the heart of New Delhi. As this ravishing, deeply humane novel braids these richly complex lives together, it reinvents what a novel can do and can be. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness demonstrates on every page the miracle of Arundhati Roy's storytelling gifts.

Arundhati Roy The god of small things

Arundhati Roy   The god of small things
Author: Collectif,,Arundhati Roy
Pages: 213
ISBN: 2843720591
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Release: 2002
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The God of Small Things s'impose comme l'un des romans les plus marquants de la littérature contemporaine de langue anglaise. Arundhati Roy nous fait pénétrer au cœur du Kerala, cette région du sud-ouest du subcontinent indien, lieu d'interaction privilégié entre l'Inde traditionnelle et les influences occidentales. Cette série d'études dirigée par François Gallix, professeur à la Sorbonne, aidera le lecteur à mieux appréhender la richesse, tant sur le plan linguistique que culturel, d'une œuvre qui élargit notre horizon de lecteurs occidentaux du patrimoine anglophone.

The End Is Just the Beginning

The End Is Just the Beginning
Author: Mike Bender
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781984896933
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Release: 2021
Editor: Crown Books For Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The end of one thing is just the beginning of something new in this innovative picture book--and in life Starting a book at the end may seem confusing. But prepare to have your mind blown, because the end isn't really the end--it's just the beginning of something new We all face difficult endings--it's an inescapable fact of life. Now Mike Bender offers a comforting and inspiring message about new beginnings. Accompanied by Diana Mayo's beautiful and gentle illustrations, this story is perfect for read-alouds and graduations and will make a wonderful gift for all ages.

Public Power in the Age of Empire

Public Power in the Age of Empire
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781609802943
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Release: 2011-01-04
Editor: Seven Stories Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In her major address to the 99th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association on August 16, 2004, "Public Power in the Age of Empire," broadcast nationally on C-Span Book TV and on Democracy Now! and Alternative Radio, writer Arundhati Roy brilliantly examines the limits to democracy in the world today. Bringing the same care to her prose that she brought to her Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things, Roy discusses the need for social movements to contest the occupation of Iraq and the reduction of "democracy" to elections with no meaningful alternatives allowed. She explores the dangers of the "NGO-ization of resistance," shows how governments that block nonviolent dissent in fact encourage terrorism, and examines the role of the corporate media in marginalizing oppositional voices.

Ordinary Person s Guide To Empire

Ordinary Person s Guide To Empire
Author: Arundhati Roy
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0144001608
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Release: 2006-03
Editor: Penguin Books India
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In Her Ordinary Person S Guide, Roy S Perfect Pitch And Sharp Scalpel Are, Once Again, A Wonder And A Joy To Behold. No Less Remarkable Is The Range Of Material Subjected To Her Sure And Easy Touch, And The Surprising Information She Reveals At Every Turn Noam Chomsky This Second Volume Of Arundhati Roy S Collected Non-Fiction Writing Brings Together Fourteen Essays Written Between June 2002 And November 2004. In These Essays She Draws The Thread Of Empire Through Seemingly Unconnected Arenas, Uncovering The Links Between America S War On Terror, The Growing Threat Of Corporate Power, The Response Of Nation States To Resistance Movements, The Role Of Ngos, Caste And Communal Politics In India, And The Perverse Machinery Of An Increasingly Corporatized Mass Media. Meticulously Researched And Carefully Argued, This Is A Necessary Work For Our Times. The Scale Of What Roy Surveys Is Staggering. Her Pointed Indictment Is Devastating New York Times Book Review She Raises Many Vital Questions [In This Book], Which We Can Ignore Only At Our Peril Statesman With Fierce Erudition And Brilliant Reasoning, Roy Dwells On Western Hypocrisy And Propaganda, Vehemently Questioning The Basis Of Biased International Politics Asian Age Whether You Agree With Her Or Disagree With Her, Adore Her Or Despise Her, You Ll Want To Read Her Today Reading Arundhati Roy Is How The Peace Movement Arms Itself. She Turns Our Grief And Rage Into Courage Naomi Klein