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Living Dowry

Living Dowry By Abraham Verghese Living Dowry This fiction is set in Nedumanoor in south Kerala an imaginary village The time scale of the story spans from the s to the next millennium with three generations in focus Kunj a school dropout

  • Title: Living Dowry
  • Author: Abraham Verghese
  • ISBN: 9781545708705
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Living Dowry By Abraham Verghese This fiction is set in Nedumanoor, in south Kerala, an imaginary village The time scale of the story spans from the 1930 s to the next millennium with three generations in focus Kunj, a school dropout was deeply in love with a beautiful girl, Marria However, Marria was not smitten by him Read how Kunj managed to marry her and from then on how Marria became a living doThis fiction is set in Nedumanoor, in south Kerala, an imaginary village The time scale of the story spans from the 1930 s to the next millennium with three generations in focus Kunj, a school dropout was deeply in love with a beautiful girl, Marria However, Marria was not smitten by him Read how Kunj managed to marry her and from then on how Marria became a living dowry for his family Several people and social factors controlled how life proceeded for Marria in that society The story has exploitation of women, skewed romances, a wrestling match, marriage brokering, school teachers, Church pastors, and so on All these are woven to make an interesting reading and an insight into the rural life that once existed in Kerala, the state which has the sobriquet God s own country Do these happen even today It is for the readers to judge.
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