|Award(s):||Man Booker Prize (1997)|
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Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide. Equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama, it is the story of an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevokably...
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Jul 3rd, 2015
A very good read, full of twists and turns. I would highly recommend giving this a go!
Jan 19th, 2014
An original macabre about life. It is innocent, exotic, cruel & funny. Arundhati Roy is phenomenal; albeit her verbosity she succeeds in delivering a strong connotation. Highly recommended!
Sep 21st, 2013
Fantastic, beautifully written book. Can't recommend it enough.
Apr 23rd, 2013
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