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A suitable boy, Vikram Seth

Label
A suitable boy
Title
A suitable boy
Statement of responsibility
Vikram Seth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Is a love story - the story of a young girl's search for the man she will marry. Lata's mother is determined to find a suitable boy for her daughter, through love or through existing maternal appraisal
Summary
Mrs. Rupa Mehra is trying to arrange the marriage of her younger daughter, Lata, with a "suitable boy". Lata is a 19-year-old college girl, vulnerable yet determined to have her own way and not be influenced by her strong mother and opinionated brother, Arun. Her story revolves around the choice she is forced to make between her suitors: Kabir, Haresh, and Amit.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1994.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
054885
Cataloging source
XNLS
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A suitable boy, Vikram Seth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Phoenix House, 1993
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
1474 p.
Isbn
9781857990881
Lccn
92054744
Other physical details
geneal. table
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781857990881
  • (OCoLC)30069715
Label
A suitable boy, Vikram Seth
Publication
Note
Originally published: Phoenix House, 1993
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
1474 p.
Isbn
9781857990881
Lccn
92054744
Other physical details
geneal. table
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781857990881
  • (OCoLC)30069715

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