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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.

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The tale of Lata's - and her mother's - attempt to find a suitable boy, through love or through exacting maternal appraisal. At the same time, it is the story of India, newly independent and struggling through a time of crisis as it faces its first General Election.

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ISBN:
9781857990881
Author:
SETH, VIKRAM
Publisher:
ORION PUBLISHING CO
Location:
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Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
19940301
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
1504
Dimensions:
200 x 130 in.

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