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The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things


by Arundhati Roy

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Roy's mother's marriage defied the social rules of her day: like Ammu, she came back to her parents divorced with two children. Art reflects life! (source)

Roy met her husband, filmmaker Pradip Krishen, when she appeared in one of his films in the role of "Tribal Bimbo." (source)

Arundhati Roy was trained as an architect, not a writer. (source)

The fact that The God of Small Things was Roy's first novel makes it all the more impressive that it won the Booker Prize, one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world. (source)

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