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The Immigrant By Manju Kapur

The Immigrant
by Manju Kapur

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And as she discovers truths about her husband - both sexual and emotional - her fragile new life in Canada begins to unravel.Tender and compelling, The Immigrant is an honest exploration of a marriage, what it costs to start again - and what we can never leave behind.
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The Immigrant by Manju Kapur

Nina is a thirty-year-old English lecturer in New Delhi, living with her widowed mother and struggling to make ends meet. Ananda has recently emigrated to Halifax, Canada; having spent his twenties painstakingly building his career, he searches for something to complete his new life. When Ananda's sister proposes an arranged marriage between the two, Nina is uncertain: can she really give up her home and her country to build a new life with a husband she barely knows? The consequences of change are far greater than she could have imagined. As the two of them struggle to adapt to married life, Nina's whole world is thrown into question. And as she discovers truths about her husband - both sexual and emotional - her fragile new life in Canada begins to unravel. Tender and compelling, The Immigrant is an honest exploration of a marriage, what it costs to start again - and what we can never leave behind.

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About Manju Kapur


Manju Kapur lives in New Delhi, where she is a teacher of English literature at Miranda House College, Delhi University. Her first novel, Difficult Daughters, received tremendous international acclaim, won the Commonwealth Prize for First Novels (Eurasia Section), and was a number one bestseller in India. Her second novel A Married Woman was called "fluent and witty" in the Independent, while her third, Home, was described as "engaging, glistening with detail and emotional acuity" in the Sunday Times.

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GOR001407073
The Immigrant by Manju Kapur
Manju Kapur
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2009-12-03
352
0571244076
9780571244072
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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