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The God of small things – Arundhati Roy
Fire on the Mountain – Anita Desai
Inheritance of Loss – Kiran Desai
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Authors around the globe does need a special applaud for their contribution in making our lives so much better. It is said great authors teach us, motivate us, inspire us and make us think. In this roller coaster of life we experience different shades. But what remains constant are the contribution of the authors to help us cope our gloomy days.
Here are the top 5 best selling female authors of all time
1. The God of small things – Arundhati Roy
The first Indian citizen to win the Booker Prize (1997), Roy dares to go where no one has ever gone before. She contrasts the big things such as society, marriage with the small things such as incest, sexual desires, pedophilia etc.
2. Fire on the Mountain – Anita Desai
Awarded the Sahitya Academy Award, the books female protagonist, Nanda Kaul seemingly has it all in life. Except she never found any meaning in forced relationships and mechanical roles.
3. Inheritance of Loss – Kiran Desai
Awarded the Man Booker Prize and National Book Critic Circle Awards for fiction, this novel stays far away from fluffing up the reality with fantastical hope.
4. Interpreter of Maldives – Jhumpa Lahiri
An Indian American by birth, Jhumpa Lahiri is the most famous voice and spokesperson for NRI women. She tells their story like no other. Their identity crisis , quirks, angest, melancholy, ambitious and flickering spirit of hope through charming characteristics and familiar common experiences.
5. The twentieth wife – Indu Sundaresan
This quote sums up the love of Meherrunnisa and Prince Salim and defied all the logic and tradition. This book is a must read for its enchanting real life stories mixed with real doses of history.
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