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The God of Small Things Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. If you had to pick one moment from the novel that you think is to blame for Sophie Mol's death, which would it be, and why?
  2. Is this a novel about an event (Sophie Mol's death), or is it about Rahel and Estha's relationship as brother and sister?
  3. If you could interview any of the characters, who would it be, and what three questions would you ask?
  4. Do you think the events of the novel were inevitable, or did a bunch of bad things just happen to take place at the same time?
  5. Which characters change over time? Which ones stay the same?

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