Love Marriage: A BBC 2 Between the Covers Book Club Pick and Sunday Times Bestseller
Publisher: Brown Book Group, Little
Published: 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.
A RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME, READ BY MEERA SYALTWO CULTURES. TWO FAMILIES. TWO PEOPLE.A BBC 2 BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKTHE NEW INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE BOOKER PRIZE-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF BRICK LANE_____________________________________’Rich, sensitive and gloriously entertaining’ Tash Aw, Times Literary Supplement’An utterly unputdownable exploration of modern love’ Stylist’As engrossing and enjoyable as Brick Lane’ Sunday TimesYasmin 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.’A glorious tapestry of modern British family life’ Metro’A surefire hit’ Observer’Wildly entertaining … a bold and generous book’ Financial Times’Big-hearted, wry and tender’ Harper’s Bazaar’Absolutely terrific … genuinely touching’ Jenny Colgan, Spectator’Gloriously readable, acute, funny and sympathetic’ Daily Mail
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