Questions tagged [the-god-of-small-things]

For questions about the Booker Prize winning novel, The God of Small Things, written by Arundhati Roy. Published in 1997, the novel tells the story of two twins navigating Indian society and experiencing issues such as societal class, family and love.

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Meaning of "Illimba", "mani" and "acuminus" in "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy?

I'm reading The God of Small Things, a novel by Keralan author Arundhati Roy. She masterfully plays with words, sometimes transforming them, mimicking the way a seven year old would (the main ...
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Literary influences on Arundhati Roy, author of God of Small Things?

Is there any interview, essay etc. which mentions Arundhati Roy's literary influences? Or, is it possible to notice some influences just from reading The God of Small Things? I ask because I love to ...
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Why did Velutha hold a relatively high employment status for his social class?

In The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, Velutha is a member of the "Untouchables" - the social class at the bottom of society. What I find slightly paradoxical is that he holds employment in ...
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