My deepest condolences to You.
Remember this photo?
Yup, that was the book that I was devouring after reading Candace Bushnell's dreary Lipstick Jungle.
The Mango Season was soo much better!
There were witty moments and those that kept me at the edge of the seat!
Basically, Amulya Malladi, the author that is; navigates her way into the labyrinth of Indian social and familial customs that seem to faze the rest of us.
She weaves a beautiful tale where the protagonist of the story (your lead character you might say), becomes displaced in her own country and family after her 7 year absence.
The young Priya Rao (protagonist) has come back to India for a visit (note: VISIT! and not come home!)
She finds herself lost in all the intricacies of her own culture.
She takes centre-stage when her parents set her up for a pelli-chupulu or bride-seeing ceremony.
The thing is...she's already ENGAGED to an American which is a BIG no-no in her society.
And that's where all the conflicts begin.
You thought I was going to give you a run down of what happened.
Go find the book and read it for yourself. Teeheehee.
The book's called The Mango Season by Amulya Malladi.
Available at all NLB libraries!
Enjoy the read!
Next up: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri.
-tgk mereke berdua di background-
-Najib tgh feeling sampai naik atas kerusi menyanyi-
-me and my chica; Suli-
-Go Sya Spec & Shasha!-
Hope you enjoyed the pics!
-Left with just the 4 of us; supper-ing-
I wish i knew how to keep my head straight when taking a photo!
Notice that there were mostly just pics of girls? Hahaha...
It didn't even occur to me till I uploaded them to my Facebook account.
One more wedding in June!
Hasanaaaaahhhh i can't believe you're tying the knot already!
I will TRY to be @ your wedding.
I want to upload all the pics i took on sunday but Blogger is not cooperating as yet.
Stay tuned pple!
"You've gotta learn how to let go Groceries. Otherwise you're gonna make yourself sick. Never gonna get a good night's sleep again. You'll just toss and turn forever, beatin' on yourself for being such a fiasco in life. What's wrong with me? How come i screw up all my relationships? Why am i such a failure? Lemme' guess - that's probably what you were up at all hours doin' to yourself again last night."
Richard from Texas, Bead 48 pg 151
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