What is Arundhati Roy's the god of small things about and how many copies of this work have been sold in india?
The God of Small Things is Roy's first book, and as of 2009[update], is her only novel. Completed in 1996, the book took four years to write. The potential of the story was first recognized by Pankaj Mishra, an editor with HarperCollins, who sent it to three British publishers. Roy received half-a-million pounds in advances, and rights to the book were sold in 21 countries.