I expected to loathe a novel that combines tragic recent history with discursions into the effectiveness of different writing styles. BUT this is an author who respects both her subject and her audience and I loved it. I really hope you will too.
Why can't you fucking follow chronology? I can. If you observe carefully you will not fail to note that everyone gets fucked in due course of time.
Why can't you follow a standard narrative format? If the reader wanted a straight, humourless version of the events that surrounded the single biggest caste atrocity in India, she would read a research paper.