Who wrote " God of small things"..?
The God of Small Things is Roy's first book, and as of 2006, is her only novel. Completed in 1996, the book took four years to write. The quality of the writing was first recognized by Pankaj Mishra, an editor with HarperCollins, who sent it to three British publishers. Roy received half-a-million pounds (approx. $970,000 USD) in advances, and rights to the book were sold in 21 countries.
The story primarily takes place in and around a town named Ayemenem, in the Kottayam district of Kerala, India. The temporal setting shifts back and forth from 1969, when Rahel and Estha, a set of frat ...more