EBOOK A Suitable Boy


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  • 1474
  • A Suitable Boy
  • Vikram Seth
  • English
  • 23 October 2020
  • 9780060786526

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A Suitable Boy free read ↠ 106 Vikram Seth ß 6 download Pendent 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 com. I finished Vikram Seth s tome A Suitable Boy this Sunday morning while enjoying my coffee and a white chocolate coconut Christmas cookie that my daughter had baked just last night All right all right I confess it was actually two white chocolate coconut Christmas cookies But who can blame me really They were so good Not too sweet she had gone ahead and reduced the suggested amount of sugar resulting in a perfect blend of sweet with just a hint of salt and a nice moist and chewy texture And just the right size one is not enough but two hmmmmmm just right Yum yum I wish I could say that this book also displayed just the right balance Set in the early 1950 s in a newly independent India A Suitable Boy focuses on the lives of four large families connected by marriage or friendship though most notably that of Lata Mehra whose mother Mrs Rupa Mehra is intent on conducting an agonizing hers search that pulls in all members of her immediate and extended family to find a suitable husband for Lata The story immerses you into the daily details of these families lives and indeed of India at that time and place No stone is left unturned and no player too insignificant to escape the authors unuestionable skill in drawing rich characterizations and beautifully imagined settings Through these people the reader is swept into a multiethnic society during an unsettling time of religious fervour and political unrest It is all here love beauty sualor hatred the caste system prejudice appalling violence and heart stopping tenderness For me however there was just way too much detail I really did not need to dive so deeply into the political manoeuvrings involved in passing a bill or the entire history of their philosophic or cultural rituals There was so much detail so deeply layered into the story that it detracted from rather than enhanced my enjoyment of it I found myself remembering John Galt s speech way too often I mean there is such a thing as too much icing on what is an already delicious cinnamon bun It is unfortunate I believe that the editors did not cut some of that detail away allowing the story to blossom in its own right as my daughter did with the sugar in her cookie recipe Nguồn gốc người Việt – người Mường 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 com. I finished Vikram Seth s tome A Suitable Boy this Sunday morning while enjoying my coffee and a white chocolate coconut Christmas cookie that my daughter had baked just last night All right all right I confess it was actually two white chocolate coconut Christmas cookies But who can blame me really They were so good Not too sweet she had gone ahead and reduced the suggested amount of sugar resulting in a perfect blend of sweet with just a hint of salt and a nice moist and chewy texture And just the right size one is not enough but two hmmmmmm just right Yum yum I wish I could say that this book also displayed just the right balance Set in the early 1950 s in a newly independent India A Suitable Boy focuses on the lives of four large families connected by marriage or friendship though most notably that of Lata Mehra whose mother Mrs Rupa Mehra is intent on conducting an agonizing hers search that pulls in all members of her immediate and extended family to find a suitable husband for Lata The story immerses you into the daily details of these families lives and indeed of India at that time and place No stone is left Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries unturned and no player too insignificant to escape the authors Underneath Our Broken Wings unuestionable skill in drawing rich characterizations and beautifully imagined settings Through these people the reader is swept into a multiethnic society during an The Undefeated unrest It is all here love beauty sualor hatred the caste system prejudice appalling violence and heart stopping tenderness For me however there was just way too much detail I really did not need to dive so deeply into the political manoeuvrings involved in passing a bill or the entire history of their philosophic or cultural rituals There was so much detail so deeply layered into the story that it detracted from rather than enhanced my enjoyment of it I found myself remembering John Galt s speech way too often I mean there is such a thing as too much icing on what is an already delicious cinnamon bun It is Po Wieku Teatru Wybrzeze unfortunate I believe that the editors did not cut some of that detail away allowing the story to blossom in its own right as my daughter did with the sugar in her cookie recipe

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A Suitable Boy

A Suitable Boy free read ↠ 106 Vikram Seth ß 6 download Plex 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 etiuette and the most appalling violence. I was never entirely sure who belonged to what family in this book but it never really bothered me 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 mindNote The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement You can read why I came to this decision hereIn the meantime you can read the entire review at Smorgasbook

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A Suitable Boy free read ↠ 106 Vikram Seth ß 6 download 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 inde. I know some GR ers didn t really cotton on to the style of this book And maybe it was because I read this while on vacation in India itself but wow Just WOW It s a fucking long book 1500 pages And every single page was worth the time I spent on it and If Midnight s Children is India s One Hundred Years of Solitude then A Suitable Boy must be its War and Peace It s got the same melding of personal lives seen in amidst great national events Instead of the romance of Natasha and Pierre it s that of Lata and her three suitors Instead of the war with France we have the post Independence and post Partition politics of a nation searching for an identity And instead of descriptions of war we get exchanges of heated debate on the floor of the state parliament and the passing of a contentious bill Seth looks at the lives of four families intertwined by marriage and friendship And all the detail and it is indeed loving detail is very very necessary to immerse you in the India of the 1950s and what it felt like to be alive then We get details of village life life in the city life of the different castes business life religious life modern life traditional life It s all there And it works in tandem with several great stories of love and passion and what these mean both at the level of family romance and nation Word has it that Seth is working on a follow up not sure if it s a seuel as such to be called A Suitable Girl I for one can t wait


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