Title Profile & Character Information

The God of Small Things

Annotation
"A banquet for all the senses," said "Newsweek" of this bestselling and Booker Prize-winning literary novel--a richly textured first book about the tragic decline of one family whose members suffer the terrible consequences of forbidden love.

Awards
1997  Man Booker Prize for Fiction
1997  New York Times Notable Books of the Year

Characters
NameRahel
GenderFemale
TraitTwin

NameEsthappen
GenderMale
TraitTwin

GenrePsychological
Domestic
Fiction
Literary
TopicsTaboos
Social classes
Brothers and sisters
Local politics
SettingAyemenem, Kerala, India