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A Suitable Boy (Dramatised)
- Written by: Vikram Seth
- Narrated by: Ayesha Dharker, Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal, full cast
- Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
- Original Recording
A Suitable Boy is Vikram Seth's epic love story set in India. Funny and tragic, with engaging, brilliantly observed characters, it is as close as you can get to Dickens for the twentieth century. The story unfolds through four middle class families: the Mehras, Kappoors, Khans, and Chatterjis. Lata Mehra, a university student, is under pressure from her mother to get married. But not to just anyone she happens to fall in love with.
- By Akshay on 15-11-18
radio drama is a very old & forgotten format, but that doesn't mean it isn't 'carrying-away' any longer...
the plotline of the novel is nothing great, but it makes for a beautiful soaking in 'period' fiction, slice-of-life...