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Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy (@arundhatiroyfc) is an Indian author, essayist, and activist who was born in Kerala in 1960. She studied architecture at the Delhi School of Architecture. In 1997, Roy published her first novel, “The God of Small Things,” which won the prestigious Booker Prize for Fiction. The novel has sold over six million copies worldwide and has been the subject of controversy due to its exploration of sensitive social issues, unique narrative structure, and themes.

Set in Kerala during the latter half of the 20th century, the novel delves into the lives of the main characters, twins Rahel and Estha, against the backdrop of a changing society marked by historical and colonial legacies.

In addition to Roy’s literary achievements, she is also known for her activism and views on social, political, and environmental issues.

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