Books by Arundhati Roy (4)


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Capitalism: A Ghost Story by Arundhati Roy EN

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Country: Asia / Iran flag Iran
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The “courageous and clarion” Booker Prize–winner “continues her analysis and documentation of the disastrous consequences of unchecked global capitalism” (Booklist). From the poisoned rivers, barren wells, and clear-cut forests, to the hundreds of thousands of farmers who have committed suicide to escape punishing debt, to the hundreds of millions of people who live on less than two dollars a day, there are ghosts nearly everywhere you look in India. India is a nation of 1.2 billion, but the country’s one hundred richest people own assets equivalent to one-fourth of India’s gross domestic prod... continue

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El dios de las pequeñas cosas by Arundhati Roy ES

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / India flag India
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Ésta es la historia de tres generaciones de una familia de la región de Kerala, en el sur de la India, que se desperdiga por el mundo y se reencuentra en su tierra natal. Una historia que es muchas historias. La de la niña inglesa Sophie Moll que se ahogó en un río y cuya muerte accidental marcó para siempre las vidas de quienes se vieron implicados. La de dos gemelos Estha y Rahel que vivieron veintitrés años separados. La de Ammu, la madre de los gemelos, y sus furtivos amores adúlteros. La del hermano de Ammu, marxista educado en Oxford y divorciado de una mujer inglesa. La de los abuelos, ... continue

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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy EN

Rating: 4 (21 votes)
Country: Asia / India flag India
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Still, to say that it all began when Sophie Mol came to Ayemenem is only one way of looking at it . . . It could be argued that it actually began thousands of years ago. Long before the Marxists came. Before the British took Malabar, before the Dutch Ascendancy, before Vasco da Gama arrived, before the Zamorin’s conquest of Calicut. Before Christianity arrived in a boat and seeped into Kerala like tea from a teabag. That it really began in the days when the Love Laws were made. The laws that lay down who should be loved, and how. And how much.

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The Ministry of Upmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / India flag India
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LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 AND THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 'A sprawling kaleidoscopic fable' Guardian, Book of the Year * 'A dazzling return to form' Independent THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER FROM THE BOOKER-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS 'An astonishing intimate epic. This is the novel one hoped Arundhati Roy would write about India' Daily Telegraph 'At magic hour; when the sun has gone but the light has not, armies of flying foxes unhinge themselves from the Banyan trees in the old graveyard and drift across the city like smoke . . .' So begins The Ministry o... continue