Arundhati Roy’s ambitious comeback falls short

Arundhati Roy’s ambitious comeback falls short
Arundhati Roy: her second novel in 20 years is a major-league mess Pic: Getty

Cutesy, sentimental, poorly structured, unconvincing and desperately eager to please

Fiction: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, By Arundhati Roy, Hamish Hamilton, €17.25

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