The Newlyweds (Paperback)

Young People Fighting for Love in the New India

Mansi Choksi

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This is a startlingly good book. The meticulously reported stories of three couples – and the social forces that stand in their way – are intimate, revelatory and as gripping as a novel. I couldn't put it down




If you believe in great love stories, read Mansi Choksi's The Newlyweds. In this exemplary work of narrative non-fiction, Choksi follows three Indian couples for six years to bring us the most nuanced, lyrical, and moving book about love and marriage in modern India yet written. Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand youth in India today – or for anyone who believes in the galactic powers of love to change history, personal and politicalSuketu Mehta, author of MAXIMUM CITY: BOMBAY LOST AND FOUND
This is a startlingly good book. The meticulously reported stories of three couples – and the social forces that stand in their way – are intimate, revelatory and as gripping as a novel. I couldn't put it downSamira Shackle, author of KARACHI VICE: LIFE AND DEATH IN A CONTESTED CITY
Mansi Choksi's rigorously reported, beautifully written debut signals the arrival of a major new voice in non-fictionSonia Faleiro, author of THE GOOD GIRLS
This is a heart-wrenching and inspiring portrait of love under pressurePublishers Weekly
Truly lyrical… [A] well-reported account of love in modern IndiaKirkus
Stunning… Mansi Choksi looks at love in modern India with the appealing perspective of both a knowing insider, and a curious, wary outsider. The result is an intimate story of India, and of the perils and pleasures of love, like no otherAlexis Okeowo, and author of A MOONLESS STARLESS SKY
Love is transformative, even when it fails. That is one of the lessons of The Newlyweds. And just as it is with love, I felt most alive when reading this bookAmitava Kumar, author of A TIME OUTSIDE THIS TIME
A rare insight into modern love in India astonishing and unforgettable … a vibrant observer whose ability lies in capturing the subtleties of life in a way that's nuanced and purposefulDhruti ShahThe New Arab

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ISBN: 9781785789076

Price: 9.99 GBP

Pages: 224

Publication date: 07/12/2023

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