A Suitable Boy

1993 novel by Vikram Seth

A Suitable Boy (1993) is a novel by Vikram Seth. At 1,349 pages (1,488 pages softcover) the book is one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language.

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  • 'You too will marry a boy I choose,' said Mrs Rupa Mehra firmly to her younger daughter. Lata avoided the maternal imperative by looking around the great lamp-lit garden of Prem Nivas. The wedding-guests were gathered on the lawn. 'Hmm,' she said. This annoyed her mother further.
    • Part 1, Chapter 1.

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