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Cover of: The God of Small Things | Arundhati Roy
About the Book

The year is 1969. In the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fraternal twins Esthappen and Rahel fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family. Their lonely, lovely mother, Ammu, (who loves by night the man her children love by day), fled an abusive marriage to live with their blind grandmother, Mammachi (who plays Handel on her violin), their beloved uncle Chacko (Rhodes scholar, pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher), and their enemy, Baby Kochamma (ex-nun and incumbent grandaunt). When Chacko's English ex-wife brings their daughter for a Christmas visit, the twins learn that Things Can Change in a Day. That lives can twist into new, ugly shapes, even cease forever, beside their river...
--back cover

Excerpts

May in Ayemenem is a hot, brooding month.
added by Lisa. "first sentence"

32 editions First published in 1997

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Cover of: The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things: A Novel
16 December 2008, Random House Trade Paperbacks
Paperback in English
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The god of small things
2007, HarperCollins
sound recording / in English
Cover of: Mamooli Cheezon Ka Devata
Mamooli Cheezon Ka Devata
2006, Rājakamala Prakāśana
in Hindi
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The God of Small Things
2004, Harper Perennial
Paperback in English
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God of Small Things
April 2004, Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media
Unknown Binding in English
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God of Small Things
July 2003, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
Cover of: El déu de les coses petites
El déu de les coses petites
2002, Empúries Editorial
in Catalan - 1. ed.
Cover of: Il Dio Delle Piccole Cose
Il Dio Delle Piccole Cose
August 2002, Distribooks Inc
Paperback in Italian
Cover of: El Dios de Las Pequenas Cosas
El Dios de Las Pequenas Cosas
February 2001, Anagrama
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Der Gott Der Kleinen Dinge
Der Gott Der Kleinen Dinge
2000, Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag GmbH
Paperback
Cover of: El Dios De Las Pequenas Cosas
El Dios De Las Pequenas Cosas
January 2000, Anagrama
Paperback in Spanish
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God of Small Things.
1999, ISIS Large Print Bks.
in English - Large print ed.
Cover of: Gott Der Kleinen Dinge
Gott Der Kleinen Dinge
July 22, 1999, Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag GmbH
Paperback in German
Cover of: Chiisakimonotachi no kami
Chiisakimonotachi no kami
1998, DHC
in Japanese
Cover of: El dios de las pequeñas cosas
El dios de las pequeñas cosas
1998, Editorial Anagrama
in Spanish
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The God of Small Things
1998, HarperFlamingo
in English - 1st ed.
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The god of small things
1998, Harper perennial
Cover of: Le Dieu des Petits Riens
Le Dieu des Petits Riens
April 23, 1998, Gallimard
Paperback
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The god of small things
1997, Random House
in English
Cover of: The god of small things
The god of small things
1997, Flamingo
in English
Cover of: The god of small things
The god of small things
1997, Flamingo
in English
Cover of: The God of small things
The God of small things
1997, Flamingo
in English
Cover of: The god of small things
The god of small things
1997, IndiaInk
in English
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The God of Small Things
1997, G.K. Hall
Hardcover in English - U.S. Hardcover Large Print Edition
Cover of: The god of small things
The god of small things
1997, Vintage Canada
in English - 1st Vintage Canada ed.
Cover of: Il dio delle piccole cose
Il dio delle piccole cose
1997, Ugo Guanda editore
in Italian
Cover of: The god of small things
The god of small things
1997, Random House of Canada
in English
Cover of: Der Gott der kleinen Dinge
Der Gott der kleinen Dinge
1997, Karl Blessing Verlag
Hardcover in German - 3rd edition
Cover of: Der Gott der kleinen Dinge
Der Gott der kleinen Dinge
1997, Karl Blessing Verlag
Hardcover in German - 3rd edition
Cover of: Bóg rzeczy małych
Bóg rzeczy małych
1997, Zysk i S-ka Wydawn.
Paperback in Polish - Wyd. 1.
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Cover of: Le Dieu des Petits Riens
Le Dieu des Petits Riens
2002 07 15, Gallimard
Mass Market Paperback in French

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