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Madras on Rainy Days

Madras on Rainy Days

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As a dutiful Muslim daughter and an independent young American, Layla is torn between clashing identities. Reluctantly agreeing to her parents' wish for her to leave America and submit to an arranged marriage, Layla enters into the closed world of tradition and ritual as the wedding preparations get underway in Hyderabad. Set against a background of rising Hindu-Muslim violence, and taboo questions of sexuality, Samina Ali presents the complexities of life behind the chador, and the story of a marriage where no one is what they seem.

ISBN: 9780312423308

Published Date: January 1, 2005

Publisher: Picador

Language: English

Page Count: 309

Size: 8.50" l x 5.44" w x 0.76" h