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Arundhati Roy

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That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.


— Arundhati Roy


#love

By then Esthappen and Rahel had learned that the world had other ways of breaking men. They were already familiar with the smell. Sicksweet. Like old roses on a breeze.


— Arundhati Roy


#men

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.


— Arundhati Roy


#breathing #day #hear #her #i

This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.


— Arundhati Roy


#family

If you're happy in a dream, does that count?


— Arundhati Roy


#happyiness #dreams

She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims...


— Arundhati Roy


#flowers #midnight #beauty

Insanity hovered close at hand, like an eager waiter at an expensive restaurant.


— Arundhati Roy


#simile

If he touched her, he couldn't talk to her, if he loved her he couldn't leave, if he spoke he couldn't listen, if he fought he couldn't win.


— Arundhati Roy


#love

Either way, change will come. It could be bloody, or it could be beautiful. It depends on us.


— Arundhati Roy


#beauty

He could do only one thing at a time. If he held her, he couldn't kiss her. If he kissed her, he couldn't see her. If he saw her, he couldn't feel her.


— Arundhati Roy


#love






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In 2002 Roy responded to a contempt notice issued against her by the Indian Supreme Court with an affidavit saying the court's decision to initiate the contempt proceedings based on an unsubstantiated and flawed petition while refusing to inquire into allegations of corruption in military contracting deals pleading an overload of cases indicated a "disquieting inclination" by the court to silence criticism and dissent using the power of contempt. Bush's visit to India calling him a "war criminal". Until made financially secure by the success of her novel The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy worked various jobs including running aerobics classes at five-star hotels in New Delhi.

Roy’s novel became the biggest-selling book by a nonexpatriate Indian author.

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