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The Selfish Groom

The Selfish Groom

Sudha Murty
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Overview

What does it really mean to be ‘ready’ for marriage?

Yashodhana, the son of a rich merchant, wanted to choose his own bride—someone intelligent and careful with money. And so he set off to travel across the country with a servant on a chariot pulled by four horses. While his strange condition might help him find a bride, is he actually ready to become a groom?

Written Sudha Murty’s inimitable style, this is another clever but humorous stories that will keep you guessing until the end.

Imprint: Puffin

Published: Oct/2013

Length : 10 Pages

The Selfish Groom

Sudha Murty
Overview

What does it really mean to be ‘ready’ for marriage?

Yashodhana, the son of a rich merchant, wanted to choose his own bride—someone intelligent and careful with money. And so he set off to travel across the country with a servant on a chariot pulled by four horses. While his strange condition might help him find a bride, is he actually ready to become a groom?

Written Sudha Murty’s inimitable style, this is another clever but humorous stories that will keep you guessing until the end.

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Sudha Murty

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and six bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature (2006), the Padma Shri (2006) and the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature (2011).

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