Love Marriage: ‘Exquisitely written with big heartedness, intelligence and passion’ Ruth Jones
Publisher: Brown Book Group, Little
Due to be published: 3rd Feb '22
Pre-order - This hardback title is not yet published, due 3rd Feb '22
Monica Ali, author of four novels including the Booker Prize-shortlisted Brick Lane, is back with her first novel in a decade – a story about who we are and how we love in today’s Britain.
TWO CULTURES. TWO FAMILIES. TWO PEOPLE.The new novel from the bestselling, Booker Prize-shortlisted author of BRICK LANE_____________________________________’Funny, warm, powerful’ DIANA EVANS’Exquisitely written with big-heartedness, intelligence and passion’ RUTH JONES’Big-hearted, pitch-perfectly written, and utterly unputdownable’ NEEL MUKHERJEEYasmin Ghorami has a lot to be grateful for: a loving family, a fledgling career in medicine, and a charming, handsome fiancee, fellow doctor Joe Sangster.But as the wedding day draws closer and Yasmin’s parents get to know Joe’s firebrand feminist mother, both families must confront the unravelling of long-held secrets, lies and betrayals.As Yasmin dismantles her own assumptions about the people she holds most dear, she’s also forced to ask herself what she really wants in a relationship and what a ‘love marriage’ actually means. Love Marriage is a story about who we are and how we love in today’s Britain – with all the complications and contradictions of life, desire, marriage and family. What starts as a captivating social comedy develops into a heart-breaking and gripping story of two cultures, two families and two people trying to understand one another.’Lit from end to end with storytelling brilliance’ ANDREW O’HAGAN’No one captures the modern family like Monica Ali. Love Marriage is full of surprises and unexpected twists, with an ending that will take your breath away’ TAHMIMA ANAM’A truly astonishing piece of writing – exquisite storytelling, featuring the most human portrayal of doctors I’ve ever read. I defy you to put this book down’ ADAM KAY’Every bit as compelling, as charming as Brick Lane. A joyous novelist at the peak of her formidable powerswriting fresh lives into our literary tradition’ DALJIT NAGRAA gloriously vibrant and tender novel packed with wit, intelligence and wisdom. Her two juniordoctor protagonists are superbly drawn – flawed, courageous, flailing, human. Just brilliant’ RACHEL CLARKE
|Dimensions||156 × 240 mm|