In 1997 the world woke upto Arundhati Roy's brilliance as her book, The God of Small Things was published and took the nation by storm. Roy's poetry like prose, her tendency to bring out uncomfortabe truths we hide in some remote corners of our life, and her denial to judge her characters and us had the readers hooked. Over the years she has donned several hats,speaking and writing about socially relevant issues, but all of us, in rapt attention were waiting for her second non-fiction novel, and after ten long years the wait is finally over. As you count days to get your hands on her second novel - The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, we bring to you 20 heartbreakingly beautiful quotes from her first novel to remind you of her power as a novelist.
Her words are brutally honest and yet so deceptively simple. (Source: The God of Small Things/ Designed by Rajan Sharma)