Puja is a British Asian, born and brought up in England. Liberal and westernised, British by soul, she defies social and cultural taboos and falls madly in love with an English boy. When the moment of reckoning comes, she walks out of her parent's house to be with him...only to find that he was cheating on her. Guilt and emotional turmoil sees her succumbing to an arranged marriage in India, but the subcontinent is a revelation to her. This original and sensitively written debut novel delicately weaves strands of humour and pathos to create a colourful yet tragic novel.Open drains ran parallel to it straddled by small shacks, which sold goods from Betel leaves to bicycle spare parts and repair shops. The housing ... a#39;The present government has neither the will nor the money to repair any of the roads. Last year boats ... ASHIYANA. The driver pressed on the car horn to announce their arrival and a crowd of strangers rushed out from behind the front door of the house.
|Title||:||Some Other Horizon|
|Publisher||:||Troubador Publishing Ltd - 2004-08|