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The God of Small Things
Apr 19, AM. A lot of people couldn't digest it. Your thoughts? I was more disturbed by the sexual abuse of Estha by the man at the theater. At least, the brother-sister incest was consensual and I think it was a perfect ending.
And that personal despair could never be desperate enough. That something happened when personal turmoil dropped by at the wayside shrine of the vast, violent, circling, driving, ridiculous, insane, unfeasible, public turmoil of a nation. That Big God howled like a hot wind, and demanded obeisance. Then Small God cozy and contained, private and limited came away cauterized, laughing numbly at his own temerity. Unlock explanations and citation info for this and every other The God of Small Things quote.
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It is a story about the childhood experiences of fraternal twins whose lives are destroyed by the "Love Laws" that lay down "who should be loved, and how. And how much. It won the Booker Prize in She began writing the manuscript for The God of Small Things in and finished four years later, in It was published the following year. The potential of the story was first recognized by Pankaj Mishra , an editor with HarperCollins , who sent it to three British publishers. In , Talkhiyaan , a Pakistani television series based on the novel, was aired on Express Entertainment.
Throughout the God of Small Things, the reader develops a greater understanding for the imaginative, insecure, lonely Rahel. The novel navigates through the life of Rahel and the important people and events in her life in a very unique way. The author uses a series of flashbacks and flash forwards to unveil the thoughts and traits of Rahel. As the novel moves along, it is evident that Rahel is a very reserved individual who keeps to herself unless she is with those she is comfortable and close to. She has longed all her life for love and struggles to find it because she lives such an outlying life. Rahel became a very insecure, lonely person because of drama with her family growing up, a lack of love and attention from her mother, and the distanced relationship she experience with her brother, Estha. When she and her brother were just seven years of age, Rahel witnessed the drowning and death of her nine year old cousin Sophie Mol.