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Accidents Like Love & Marriage

Accidents Like Love & Marriage

Misra; Jaishree
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A ribald, good-natured story of love in Delhi.
Jaishree Mishra’s second novel is an unexpected romp through the universal dilemmas of love and marriage. It is a compelling tale of icompatible relationships and their astonishing success rated. The Sachdevs, Memoms and Singhs are urban Indians, normal folk with everyday converns, instantly recognizable, in fact, just a little bit like youji and me. But when a foppish Delhiwalla falls for a loverly, smart keralite and his brother finds remance abroad, passion and comedy take control of their destinaies. Why are any of these couples married to each other? Why are the unmarried wanting to marry each other? And why are some of them friends? For wouldn’t you have throught that friends, at the very least, had to be vaguely compatible, even if husbands and wives weren’t?

This hilarious tale of imcompatiblities explores why we do the things we do or, indeed, why we let them happen to us.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Oct/2000

ISBN: 9780143027935

Length : 224 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Accidents Like Love & Marriage

Misra; Jaishree

A ribald, good-natured story of love in Delhi.
Jaishree Mishra’s second novel is an unexpected romp through the universal dilemmas of love and marriage. It is a compelling tale of icompatible relationships and their astonishing success rated. The Sachdevs, Memoms and Singhs are urban Indians, normal folk with everyday converns, instantly recognizable, in fact, just a little bit like youji and me. But when a foppish Delhiwalla falls for a loverly, smart keralite and his brother finds remance abroad, passion and comedy take control of their destinaies. Why are any of these couples married to each other? Why are the unmarried wanting to marry each other? And why are some of them friends? For wouldn’t you have throught that friends, at the very least, had to be vaguely compatible, even if husbands and wives weren’t?

This hilarious tale of imcompatiblities explores why we do the things we do or, indeed, why we let them happen to us.

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Misra; Jaishree

Jaishree Misra was born in Delhi and maintains an ambiguous relationship with the city. She has worked, variously and briefly, as a special needs teacher, social worker, Journalist, broadcaster, writer. She is also a wife and mother. Ancient promises, Her first novel, garnered her wide readership. She lives in London.