A Suitable Boy (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
1504
Utgivningsdatum
2013-11-07
Förlag
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Dimensioner
196 x 130 x 62 mm
Vikt
886 g
ISBN
9781780227894
A Suitable Boy (häftad)

A Suitable Boy

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A modern classic, this epic tale of families, romance and political intrigue never loses its power to delight and enchant readers. 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. '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 even the book to restore the serious reading public's faith in the contemporary novel ... You should make time for it. It will keep you company for the rest of your life' Daniel Johnson, The Times
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A phenomenon, a prodigy, a marvel of 19th century storytelling in the language of today . . . It is hard to believe that Seth is only one man. He writes with the omniscience and authority of a large, orderly committee of experts on Indian politics, law, medicine, crowd psychology, urban and rural social customs, dress, cuisine, horticulture, funerary rites, cricket and even the technicalities of shoe manufacture * Evening Standard * Twentieth anniversary-edition of Seth's masterly hymn to life and love set against the backdrop of an independent India. * THE OBSERVER * Conceived on a grand scale of the great 19th century novels - War and Peace, Middlemarch - A Suitable Boy grows to match them in breadth and depth . . . [A] massive and magnificent book * Sunday Times * An immensely enjoyable novel which describes with unhurried pace the panorama of India . . . Everything appears familiar to us, yet in fact it is newly minted by a master artist * Hindustan Times * A quietly monumental novel . . . [Seth] has given that unlikeliest of hybrids, a modest tour de force * TLS * Not merely one of the longest novels in English; it may also prove to be the most fecund as well as the most prodigious work of the latter half of [the twentieth] century * The TImes * No one, surely, could wish this novel shorter . . . the greatness of the novel, its unassailable truthfulness, owes less to research than to imagination, an instinctive knowledge of the human heart * Observer * This novel, so vast and so amiably peopled, is a long, sweet, sleepless pilgrimage to life . . . His novel deserves thousands of long marriages and suitable readers * Guardian * The best writer of his generation * The Times *

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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 GOLDEN GATE and AN EQUAL MUSIC. He is the author of two highly regarded works of non-fiction, FROM HEAVEN LAKE and TWO LIVES.