A suitable boy by vikram seth

Return to Book Page. I had been waiting for over two years to read this book and I only managed to find a copy now. Probably half of it.

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I know I liked it, but at over pages, and occupying almost 2 inches of shelf space, it must go.

University Press of America. Mysteries of Winterthurn by Joyce Carol Oates. Oct suitbale, Whitaker rated it it was amazing Shelves: Have to remove this one.

A Suitable Boy (Volume 1)

From the Heart romance readers. The links will take you to the Web site's homepage. Seth's novel is a tour de force that demonstrates his skill in writing, knowledge of India, and his ability to marry the charms of a classical romance novel within the broad reach of a realistic family and nationalistic saga. A Suitable Boy is set in a newly post-independencepost-partition India. So, when you turn the last pa A fact: Brahmpur, along with CalcuttaDelhiKanpur and other Indian cities, forms a colourful backdrop for the emerging stories.

But how fascinating the journey! View all 3 comments. My point is, don't stress about it.

They loved each otheror, rather, had come to do so. I am still amazed. It allows you to break the story up and not get overwhelmed.

A Suitable Boy - Wikipedia

Over 1, pages in length, it is a family saga. View all 10 comments. View all 70 comments. There's a huge genealogy here - the family tree at the beginning of the book helps considerably, but an understanding of the entire tree is not completely necessary in enjoying the book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Plenty of drama, laughter, tears in all three. I started out reading this alongside Freedom at Midnighthoping that book would help me understand some of the politics I didn't know much about going into it.

It'll fully immerse you in Indian culture, which is neat.

A Suitable Boy Summary & Study Guide

For some reason, I used to avoid vikrsm it up and kept putting it off. It contains many of the songs mentioned in the book.

Privately, Lata questions whether the two will ever be truly happy, as they were forced into a marriage without ever getting to know one another. Nyie Rombeng rated it liked it Jan 30, But not to just anyone she happens to fall in love with. I mean, after we switched back to a different group of characters, I was able to reconstruct who they were related to fairly easily, but I never could hold the genealogies in my mind.

A Suitable Boy Summary

I enjoyed this book, despite having been warned off it by the proprietor of the used bookstore in Malaysia where I bought it he gave it to me for free because he said he could not, in good conscience, charge me for such a bad book. It is easy to imagine a world where things had turned out differently.

I don't know what else to say. While reading this monumental novel of pages, I was wondering how much of the original offering was edited out to end up with this number of pages as the final result!

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