A Suitable Boy (A Bridge of Leaves #1) - Vikram Seth
A Suitable Boy (A Bridge of Leaves #1) - Vikram Seth
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A Suitable Boy (A Bridge of Leaves #1) - Vikram Seth

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Vikram Seth's novel is, at its core, a love story: Lata and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra, are both trying to find—through love or through exacting maternal appraisal—a suitable boy for Lata to marry. Set in the early 1950s, in an India newly independent and struggling through a time of crisis.

A Suitable Boy takes us into the richly imagined world of four large extended families and spins a compulsively readable tale of their lives and loves. A sweeping panoramic portrait of a complex, multiethnic society in flux, A Suitable Boy remains the story of ordinary people caught up in a web of love and ambition, humor and sadness, prejudice and reconciliation, the most delicate social etiquette and the most appalling violence.

Please note this copy has light scuffs and light creases on the edges of the covers.

ISBN: 9781474618793

Size: Paperback, 1535 pages

Publisher:  Weidenfeld Nicolson

Year:  2020