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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
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Combining all adjectives and nouns is a sure way to win the Booker or Pulitzer, apparently. Heavysymbolism and overusedforeshadowing. I probably didn't enjoy this because I had to finish reading it by a certain time for class, but when you start with an "and one day everything changed" premise and don't get to it until the last chapter it's hard to stay interested.
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message 1: by Susan (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:17PM) (new) - added it

Susan Howson Your class has become very useful to me. Way to screen books for me.


message 2: by Thara (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:17PM) (new) - added it

Thara great, now i'm really looking forward to finishing this book i lost interest in.


message 3: by Jami (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:18PM) (new)

Jami i read this a few years ago, and the only thing that has stayed with me is the expression "feeling vomity." a case for literary merit indeed.


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