Arundhati Roy is the author of The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1997. She has also written three volumes of non-fiction writing: The Algebra of Infinite Justice, An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, and Listening to Grasshoppers. She lives in New Delhi.
Arundhati Roy is the author of The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1997. She has also written three volumes of non-fiction writing: The Algebra of Infinite Justice, An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, and Listening to Grasshoppers. She lives in New Delhi. See less
The following is a personality profile of Arundhati Roy based on her work.
Arundhati Roy is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.
She is empathetic, she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. She is laid-back as well: she appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Arundhati Roy is also intermittent: she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her.
Considering all the prizes this book received, I thought it would be worth reading. I found it so overwritten and the plot so overwrought. The endless similes really started me annoy me. I've heard ... Read More
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