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Vikram Seth's Suitable Boy: A Reader's Guide (Continuum Contemporaries)

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Continuum Contemporaries will be a wonderful source of ideas and inspiration for members of book clubs and readings groups, as well as for literature students.The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to 30 of the most popular, most acclaimed, and most influential novels of recent years. A team of contemporary fiction scholars from b ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published June 26th 2002 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published May 4th 2002)
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Karen
Apr 09, 2009 rated it liked it
This was helpful when reading the novel, but overall, I found the internet and Wikipedia to be just as helpful. Atkins book would have been more useful if it had contained a glossary of the untranslated words. She addresses their use and discusses how they are mostly explained in the story, but I found that it enhanced my understanding to look them up rather than accept a vague understanding based on context. A small example, all through the book characters are drinking "sherbet", which to me is ...more
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