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message 1: by Terrence (last edited Apr 21, 2017 12:04AM) (new)

Terrence Perera (terrenceperera) | 43 comments Unsuitable Boys! by Terrence Perera

The novel commences as a delightful romantic comedy of errors where parents choose the wrong boys for their daughters and where the concept of arranged marriages in Sri Lanka is explored. Further, as a foil to these innocent young loves, there is the sordid affair of the uncle.

Nevertheless, the story takes a tragic turn when one parent, a powerful political figure, decides to terminate his daughter’s love affair by terminating the life of her lover!

The novel takes place in that sad period in Sri Lanka’s history where a “psychosis of fear” pervaded the country and disappearances, killings and abduction by “white vans” were the order of the day.

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Tim Scott (timscottphotog) | 5 comments This sounds fascinating. I'll check it out!

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