A Suitable Boy

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Author
Vikram Seth
Publisher
Hachette
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 May, 1993
ISBN
9781780227894

A Suitable Boy

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Synopsis

Vikram Seth's novel is, at its core, a love story: the tale of Lata - and her mother's - attempts to find her a suitable husband, 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 a sixth of the world's population faces its first great general election and the chance to map its own destiny.#27 in ABC My Favourite Book   
Vikram Seth
About the author

Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth was born in 1952. He trained as an economist and has lived for several years each in England, California, China and India. He is the author of A Suitable Boy, which was an international number one bestseller, An Equal Music and several other novels. He has also written five volumes of poetry including Beastly Tales.

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