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A suitable boy

Vikram Seth

A suitable boy

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Published by Penguin in New Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementVikram Seth.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15102318M
ISBN 100670851027
OCLC/WorldCa29296282

Oct 26,  · Book # Reviewer: Naomi, of Create-Believe-Dream I feel the need to start this review with a disclaimer: I love reading big books. I get out doorstoppers from the library and when purchasing books often look to get the most pages per dollar. A Suitable Boy clocks in at pages (if you’re reading the paperback. The book starts with Mrs. Rupa Mehra intending to look for a suitable husband for her second daughter, Lata since her first daughter, Savita is happily married to Pran Kapoor. The book revolves around the fates of the Mehra family, the Kapoor family and Arun Mehra's in-laws the Chatterjees.


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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 atheizm.com by: May 01,  · Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy is one of the best books I've ever read in my entire life.

It's a long book. But it is very engaging; I managed to read it in one stretch, with a break to sleep, while I awaited the movers to take me and my belongings across the country/5.

Oct 04,  · A Suitable Boy is both social satire and social history, a novel whose scope ranges from the politics of a great man to the maneuvering of a mother, from an epic account of a nation at infancy to the torment of a young girl in love/5.

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The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are Lata Mehra, Rupa Mehra/5. A Suitable Boy () is a novel by Indian author and Stanford economist Vikram Seth. Over 1, pages in length, it is a family saga.

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It will keep you company for the rest of your life' Daniel Johnson, The Times/5(). A Suitable Girl by A suitable boy book Seth is the sequel to the bestselling novel A Suitable Boy. This book is Vikram Seth’s most awaited novel which got delayed due to Vikram’s personal issues.

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A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth (Free Download epub) 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.

Jul 10,  · A Suitable Boy is a big act to follow: at 1, pages it is one of the longest books ever published in English. Set in India just after the country gained independence, the novel follows the story Author: Liz Bury. Introduction. Vikram Seth's novel is, at its core, a love story: the tale of Lata's--and her mother, Mrs.

Rupa Mehra's--attempts to find a suitable boy for Lata, through love or through exacting maternal appraisal. 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 s, 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 /5(68).

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A suitable boy: a novel Item PreviewFormat: Ebook/DAISY Dec 02,  · A Suitable Boy is essentially about Lata and her mother’s quest to find a befitting boy for Lata to marry. Though a major part of Lata’s story dangles between three suitors, the novel periodically shifts its focus to their immediate relations, namely the Kapoors, the Khans and the Chatterjis.

A SUITABLE BOY by Vikram Seth is the story of four families in India in the early s after British occupation has ended and the India/Pakistan Partition has taken place. Though not an epic novel in the usual sense of the word, A SUITABLE BOY is certainly epic in scale, over 1, pages in length.

'A SUITABLE BOY may prove to be the most fecund as well as the most prodigious work of the latter half of this century - perhaps Read More 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 5/5(1).

A Suitable Boy: v. 3 by Seth, Vikram and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at atheizm.com Sep 22,  · It is a book full of magical descriptive prose that highlights the massive range of emotions within complex family situations.

Be prepared to give up many hours of time reading A Suitable Boy, it will not be time lost but in fact time gained with knowledge and descriptions of life in India. An exceptional book/5(). May 02,  · "A Suitable Boy" is in some sense the story of this family.

The main action takes place in the same year,that Prem and Leila Seth were married and. A Suitable Boy: The classic bestseller (English and Spanish Edition) Seth, Vikram Published by Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd) ().

It was published in This book is one of the largest novel ever published in a single volume. Story revolves around one family searching for “A suitable boy” who’ll be wedded with their daughter Lata. Only link which I could find have first 58 pages.

As with all the best books, one feels only dismay when the pages on the right of the tome start thinning out.’ —Observer ‘So vast and so amiably peopled [A Suitable Boy] is a long, sweet, sleepless pilgrimage to life. Rich and epical, A Suitable Boy is nonetheless strikingly unpretentious. Jul 22,  · A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth,Phoenix edition, in EnglishCited by: The beauty in A Suitable Boy lies in the multi-dimensional world that Seth has built for us, and of all the characters he brings to the forefront, each richer than the next.

These are all people we know, these are people we come to know through the book, and their interactions with each other are so very real/5(5). As Vikram Seth’s landmark novel, A Suitable Boy, completes 25 years, an exclusive interview with the writer on the book, its much-awaited sequel and his plans for a scheme of books around the.

‘And,’ continued Lata, ‘as my aunts have reminded me five times in the last hour, I’m not all that fair either, and will therefore find it impossible to get a suitable husband.’ ‘How can you put up with them, Lata?’ asked Malati, who had been brought up, fatherless and. A Suitable Boy I could not listen to it.

When I downloaded, I didn't realize it was a PERFORMANCE. I don't mind listening to more than one narrator, but I'm put off by a performance of a play when I want to hear the book as if I were reading it.

My rating is not based on content, as I only listen for a short time. I didn't like the format. A Suitable Boy is both social satire and social history, a novel whose scope ranges from the politics of a great man to the maneuvering of a mother, from an epic account of a nation at infancy to the torment of a young girl in love.

Nov 07,  · Vikram Seth has written five books of poetry, an opera libretto, and a book of other libretti. He is perhaps best known for his acclaimed novel, A SUITABLE BOY, one of the most beloved and widely read books of recent times, as well as his novels THE /5(K).

This paper is an attempt to read Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy as a (postcolonial) national narrative of the making of India as a nation and its varied ramifications at the socio-political realms Author: El.j. Mar 28,  · ― Vikram Seth, A Suitable Boy “Friendship beyond any bound” might be another Suitable title for the book as Vikram Seth presents us with an extraordinary friendship, standing the test of cruel time, between the Kapoors (Hindus) and the Nawabs (Muslims).

Mar 06,  · Read "A Suitable Boy" by Vikram Seth available from Rakuten Kobo. ‘Set in post-independence India, the novel follows for eighteen months or so four linked families in 5/5. 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.".

Vikram Seth was also commissioned by the English National Opera to write pdf libretto based pdf the Greek legend of Arion and the Dolphin.

The opera was performed for the first time in June A sequel to A Suitable Boy, A Suitable Girl was announced in but has yet to be published. Life and CareerNotable works: A Suitable Boy, The Golden Gate, An .A Suitable Boy tells the story of spirited university student Lata (Tanya Maniktala) coming of age in North India in at the same time as the country is carving out its own identity as an.Oct 04,  · Just finished my second reading of "A Suitable Boy", ebook will always be ebook of my favorite books.

Looking over some of the other reviews here I see that this page novel has been called "just" an Indian soap opera, and while I think soap-opera may be an apt description, it is one of the best books I have ever read/5(65).