My favourite book quotes

My favourite book quotes

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve done a non-review book post and so today I’ll be sharing some of my most favourite book quotes. This list only brushes the surface- I have an abundance of quotes that I love and so I’ll probably be sharing many more in the future 🙂 So onto the first quote… Read more

Book Review: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Book Review: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

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Genres: Cultural, Historical Fiction

Main themes: Family, Love, Loss, Society  

Rating: 4 stars

“‘Promise me you’ll always love each other,’ she’d say, as she drew her children to her. ‘Promise,’ Estha and Rahel would say. Not finding words with which to tell her that for them there was no Each, no Other.”

Jumping between 1969, and 1993, we see how a series of tragic events impacts an entire family. A prejudiced and blind grandmother, a bitter and poisonous great aunt, an elitist ‘Marxist’ uncle, an oppressed and loving mother, and a set of dizygotic twins for who “there was no Each, no Other”.   Read more