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  • A Suitable Boy (Dramatised)

  • By: Vikram Seth
  • Narrated by: Ayesha Dharker, Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal, full cast
  • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

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.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Poor recording

  • By Anonymous User on 24-08-2018

It's a radio play , not an audio book.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-05-2018

It can be a struggle if you don't know the story before listening. The format is a radio play not an audio book.