One of the great things about Shiva’s Arms is the Glossary provided at the end which helps us ‘non-Indian’ readers understand the terminology used within the novel. I certainly learnt a thing or two from it, so I thought I might share a few terms with you in a little quiz of sorts.
Question 1: Which of the following is not a food item?
ROTI , POORI , PUJA , BURFI, LASSI
Question 2: Which of the following is not an item of clothing?
CHAPPAL , CHITTI , CHOLI , DHOTI, DUPATTA
Question 3: What is a TIFFIN?
Question 4: What is the link between these words:
GANESH and MAHOUT