Reading Arundhati Roy politically: Some of this ideology one can take; much of it one may leave aside. But that her fiction gives us much insight into her world—the world she depicts in her novel, and the world she inhabits as author –is undeniable. Over a period of time, her Martian world inconveniently turns out to be not just Venus but earthly. Here’s one:
As a citizen and a journalist, Arundhati—the winner of Man Booker Prize in 1997 for her novel The God of Small Things—has continued to underscore systemic flaws in politics and society. Here’s another:
Roy’s takes above -like it or not, are ripples in the ever-expanding manifestations by world institutions to fish in ponds all over the globe.