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Literary fiction

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

by Arundhati Roy

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Twenty years ago, Arundhati Roy wrote The God of Small Things ... two decades later, her second novel is well worth the wait.

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Twenty years ago, Arundhati Roy wrote _The God of Small Things_, a novel that captivated readers around the globe. Now, two decades later, her second novel is here, and it’s worth the wait. In _The Ministry of Utmost Happiness_, Roy’s India is a place of both hope and despair, profound beauty and ugliness, comedy and tragedy. She masterfully weaves together the unforgettable stories of a few of th...

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