Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things
7.5 Rating
(36 ratings)
Your Rating:

Add to favorites

Buy at Amazon

Written by


Lists

72 votes
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die Pt. 1 (165 items)
list by chuckmuck
Published 8 years, 10 months ago 6 comments
16 votes
The BBCs Big Read (200 items)
list by tartan_skirt
Published 10 years ago
11 votes
Booker Prize Winners (42 items)
list by zabdiel
Published 10 years ago
10 votes
Rory Gilmore's Reading List (184 items)
list by mika_
Published 5 years ago 1 comment
9 votes
100 Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women (103 items)
list by riotnerd
Published 4 years, 9 months ago

Reviews

A beautifully written tragedy

10 years, 8 months ago at Oct 22 15:29
This book is hard for me to summarize. I had heard very good things and it was a Booker Prize winner, I had very high expectations. When I started the book it was a bit confusing and I had a brief stirring of disappointment but then I realized how beautifully the story was being told, as I let go of trying to figure it all out and let the story unfold for itself at it's own pace, I began to really... read more
View all The God of Small Things reviews
Website: Amazon
Description: Amazon Review In her first novel, award-winning Indian screenwriter Arundhati Roy conjures a whoosh of wordplay that rises from the pages like a brilliant jazz improvisation. The God of Small Things is nominally the story of young twins Rahel and Estha and the rest of their family, but the book feels like a million stories spinning out indefinitely; it is the product of a genius child-mind that takes everything in and transforms it in an alchemy of poetry. The God of Small Things is at once exotic and familiar to the Western reader, written in an English that's completely new and invigorated by the Asian Indian influences ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harper Perennial
Release date: 5 May 2004
ISBN-10 : 0006550681 | ISBN-13: 9780006550686
Tags: Fiction (6), India (5), Indian (3), 1001 Books TBR (2), Family History (2), Poetic (2), Sad (2), About Poc (2), Quiet (2), Communism (2), Family (2), Booker Winner (2), Drama (2), Ebay (2), Man Booker Prize Winner (2), PC (2)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

divkanapram added this to list 3 weeks, 2 days ago
dctclibrary added this to a list 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block